Moving And Handling Of Objects - CPD Accredited

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MOVING AND HANDLING OF OBJECTS

Moving and Handling is so much more than lifting and carrying. Whether we lift, carry, support, push, pull and hold any load then we need to be aware of the correct way to do it. We are only born with one back and we need to look after it. This course will inform you of the legislation surrounding any moving and handling operation, the correct techniques to employ, the process of ergonomics and risk assessing. You should always be safe when moving and handling any load so this course is essential for your health.

MOVING AND HANDLING OF OBJECTS

  • Explain the theory behind moving and handling
  • Be aware of safe practice using a range of techniques when moving a variety of inanimate loads
  • Manual handling defines "any transporting or supporting of a load by hand or by bodily force

This includes:

  • Lifting
  • Putting down
  • Pushing
  • Pulling
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Use of mechanical aids, e.g. trolleys 

Aims and Objectives

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Explain the term manual handling and provide examples
  • Know who to contact
  • Techniques for lifting
  • Techniques for pushing and pulling
  • Carry out manual handling safely

HL Services offers CPD Accredited and Certificated online training courses following the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). 

The online nature of the courses means that they are cheaper, but do not compromise the quality 

We take pride in our customer service, offering dedicated Tutor Support via email, online messenger and telephone 

The test will be multiple choice. You can retake the test at no extra cost to improve your grade. 

The learning can be viewed after the test for future reference.. 

The courses come complete with both online "class room" style training and downloadable documentation to aid your learning 

You have 12 months in which to complete the course 

All evidence of learning and certification will remain on our system for your future reference. 

You are able to access training courses on a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device 

The average course takes 2 to 4 hours 

At the end of the course you will be able to prove your knowledge as well by having skills that they can apply and evidence in the workplace 

If you are looking for training services so that you can support your staff, remain compliant, get a new job, start a new career or expand your current learning and development then this the place to start. 

The courses are accessible for everyone so even the busiest care worker or care manager will be able to fit some learning in to their lifestyle. This is especially useful for those doing shift work and uneven work patterns so unable to commit to a regular training course and persons new in to the Health & Social Care Sector.

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