Manual Handling in Offices

Manual Handling e learning course - Human Focus

Manual Handling Training in Offices

This Manual handling at work training teaches learners about the 8 principles that can help to underpin safe manual handling. In addition, learners will be able to explore practical tips for implementing these principles as they work.

One of the biggest causes of injury in offices is the lifting and moving of loads. Obviously a very common activity, this accounts for over a third of all accounted injuries. Many injuries involve strains or sprains. These in themselves can be enough to cause a lot of pain and suffering to even the strongest and fittest of us.

In addition to sprains and strains many handling incidents involve crushing to feet, hands or other body parts.

All such injuries can be prevented by taking care and educating employees through online manual handling training courses.

Manual Handling at Work Course Benefits

  • Educates employees to assess and reduce the injury risks from any hazardous manual handling work
  • Familiarises employees with the principles of safe manual handling in offices and shows practical tips to help them work safely during their work activities
  • Educates employees that their welfare and safety is the top-most priority
  • Manual handling training courses are fully online; employees can take from anywhere and at any time
  • Easily accessible via computer or mobile App
  • Online training saves money – no work downtime, no travelling required
  • The course modules have audio and visual content. Content is short and punchy
  • Interactive quizzes help review what’s been learnt.
  • Scored Knowledge test
  • RoSPA Approved manual handling training certificate available immediately upon successful completion

Manual Handling Training Online Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • All Employees, working in any office environment, worldwide
Manual Handling Training for Employees -Course Content

The course material is as follows:

  1. 8 Basic Principles needed for reducing the risk of injuries  
  • Principle 1- How to assess the task and work area
  • Principle 2- How to have a broad stable base
  • Principle 3- How to avoid bending at the waist
  • Principle 4- How to keep the load close to the body
  • Principle 5- How to get the load into a correct position
  • Principle 6- How to avoid twisting at the waist
  • Principle 7- How to split heavy or large loads
  • Principle 8- How to secure stacked loads
  1. Practical tips for implementing these principles at work 
  • Making use of mechanical aids
  • Getting help with heavy loads
  • Reducing the need to stretch
  • Looking after the back
  • Keeping hands and feet safe
  • Keeping your workplace tidy
Why your organisation needs this manual handling training course
  • Manual handling in offices course improves the employee productivity as fewer hours lost to injuries. Ultimately, organisation productivity increases
  • The training proves effective for increasing the safety and health awareness culture within the organisation
  • RoSPA-Approved certification, upon passing the manual handling training online course
  • Enhance the company reputation within the supply chain
Manual Handling Training Courses List

Human Focus is offering list of following manual handling courses for different workplace environments.

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