Principles and Practices of Manual Handling Level 2 (AoFAQ) Award - Thames Valley Ambulance & Paramedic Services CPD Course / CPD Training

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Principles and Practices of Manual Handling

Course Type

1 Day Course

Principles of Manual Handling The aim of the course is to provide the candidates with the up to date knowledge and skills in the safe principles of manual handling in the workplace. By the end of the course, they will be able to understand the reasons for safe manual handling, understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety, understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety and be able to apply safe Principles of Manual Handling

  • The reasons for safe manual handling
  • What is Manual Handling?
  • Facts about manual handling
  • Typical manual handling hazards
  • Workplace Accidents: common manual handling injuries
  • Types of Potential injuries and ill health associated Principles of Manual Handling
  • Incorrect manual handling
  • ”The Spine”
  • Role of the spine
  • Employers duties Principles of Manual Handling
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act Etc 1974 (HASAWA)
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Employees Duties
  • Consequences for Non-Compliance Principles of Manual Handling
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Terms: Hazard and Risk
  • Risk Assessment Process
  • Recording Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • The Principles of Risk Control in manual Handling
  • Safe movement principles
  • Types of Equipment for Manual Handling
  • Testing, Servicing and Examination of Lifting Equipment
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1998)
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (1998)
  • Practice of Safe Manual Handling Principles



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