Manual Handling eLearning Course

Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling techniques are one of the most common causes of work related injuries.

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The Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced to enforce the requirement for appropriate training.

The Regulations outline duties for both employees and employers. They state the requirement that employees must be trained to correctly lift and handle materials, including the use of any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.

This course provides learners with a greater awareness of the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids.

Course Aims

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Be able to define what Manual Handling is.
  • Know the regulations relating to Manual Handling.
  • Understand safe handling.
  • Learn safe handling habits, using practical handling solutions.
  • Understand how to use mechanical aids.

Course Detail

Approximate duration: 75 minutes

(Note: This duration is for guidance only and is based on the amount of video content shown. It does not account for either loading time or thinking time on the assessment questions).

The course consists of 6 online modules with questions at the end of each module.

IT System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows XP/7/8, Mac OSX (10.6)
  • Browser: Chrome 20+, Firefox 28+, Internet Explorer 9, Safari for Mac 5+
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player 10+
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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1-9 Licenses £30
10+ Licenses £28
25+ Licenses £25
50+ Licenses £20
Prices are per license and exclude VAT.

Key benefits:

  • Approved by RoSPA
  • Available 24/7
  • No completion time restrictions
  • High quality video & audio
  • Friendly support team

Course suitable for:

All staff within an organisation that require manual handling training. No previous training is required.

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The course consists of 6 online modules with questions at the end of each module.

You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 75%.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate.


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