The Safe Moving and Handling Basics course is intended as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.
Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.
Please note that this course does not include practical demonstrations.
The content of the course will cover:
• Relevant legislation
• The importance of Risk Assessments
• Causes of Manual Handling injuries
• Structure and function of the spine
• Identifying hazards
• Control measures
• Correct lifting procedures
Successful candidates will receive a non-accredited certificate of attendance.