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CIEH Foundation certificate in manual handling

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Course Details

This CIEH Foundation certificate in manual handling course outlines the duties which are placed on employers and self employed persons in all industries and services to identify and avoid, if possible, the need for certain manual handling work activity.. This reduces the risk of manual handling injury and you will be able organise work stations to make handling tasks easier and provide information to persons undertaking manual handling.
Any work involving LIFTING – PUTTING DOWN – PUSHING – PULLING – CARRYING – MOVING is affected by Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.
Injuries from manual handling have long been recognised as a major source of occupational injury and ill health, making it one of the most common causes of injuries at work.

Benefits to you

Delegates at the end of the course will:

Know the importance and principle of safe handling and lifting

Be able to outline employer responsibilities and compliance

Know how risk assessment contributes to occupational health and safety

Identify equipment and maintenance needed

Be able to apply safe manual handling

Course Contents

Introduction to manual handling

Principles of safe handling and lifting

Employer responsibilities and compliance

Risk assessments and risk control

Equipment and maintenance

Applying safe manual handling

Knowledge check

Who should attend?

Members of staff who require manual handling training

What's Included

CIEH Registration, Exam and certification fees

Comprehensive CIEH manual

CIEH certificate to successful candidates