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CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling
Principles and Practice

Health and safety understanding for all employees

Part 1 will allow learners to understand the risks associated with manual handling and to make recommendations to manage those risks.
Part 2 will allow learners to apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks

Outline programme:
The training programme covers the following topics:
  • manual handling hazards, risks and controls
  • how manual handling operations can cause injury and harm
  • the scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found
  • the process for assessing manual handling risks
  • the value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice
  • manual handling techniques – lifting loads from low levels/working at low
  • levels/lowering from height/pushing loads/pulling loads/carrying/team handling
Qualification information:
Designed for: All employees
Course duration: 6 hours
Assessment method: Multiple choice examination
QCA Accredited: Yes
Level: New Level 2
Suggested progression on completion: CIEH Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace.

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