HABC Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling e-LearningDownload PDF
This Manual Handling course will explain the inherent dangers of moving and handling, but more importantly, it will show you how to perform the tasks with a minimum of risk as possible to keep you safe. There are no prerequisites to enrol on this course, but you will need to have access to a supported device such as a laptop, computer or tablet as well as adequate internet access.
There is no set expiry to this qualification, however it is recommended to be reviewed by company disgression for refresher training.
MODULE 1 Reasons for Safe Manual Handling
- Definition of Manual Handling
- Causes of Musculoskeletal Injury
- Preventing Musculoskeletal Injury
- Function of the Spine
- Manual Handling Key Legislation
- Policies & Procedure
- Ergonomics & Risk Assessment
- Team Handling & Communication
MODULE B Manual Handling Processes & Assessing Risk
- Safer Handling of Loads
- Formal and Dynamic Risk Assessments
- Consideration of Other Factors
- Handling Awkward Loads
- Safe Storage of Inanimate Loads
- Correct Working Posture
- Safety checks on Handling Equipment
No matter where you work, you will at some time or another perform a task that requires the manual handling of an object. From a simple task like moving a chair from one office to another, to something more intense like taking a desk up or down a flight of stairs.
Short Multiple-Choice Examination