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Principles of Manual Handling (RQF)

Duration: 3 hours

Certificate: valid for 1 year.

Curriculum includes:

  • potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handing
  • employers and employees responsibilities relating to manual handling at work
  • consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work
  • define the terms 'hazard' and 'risk' in the context of manual handling work
  • steps related to undertaking a manual handling risk assessment
  • appropriate risk controls for common manual handling hazards
  • describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling
  • appropriate equipment to be used for manual handling tasks
  • the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment
  • efficient and safe manual handling principles when:
    • applying effort to, or moving a load or object manually on their own
    • using manual handling aids and equipment
    • undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team

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