Safe Moving and Handling level 2

Did you know that incorrect manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries?

The law states that employers have a legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform manual handling tasks in their day to day role.

The QA Level 2 Award in Safe Moving and Handling (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who work, or intend to work, in a role that involves manual handling.

It is the perfect course for those working in a variety of environments including warehouses and shops.

Successful candidates will learn the key principles of manual handling and how to apply these to their workplace.

They will also practise a wide range of techniques, ensuring that they leave the course confident and proficient in moving and handling.

Course overview

  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Manual handling laws
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Risk assessments Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:

                                 Musculoskeletal system

                                 Centre of gravity

                                 Lever system

  • Manual handling equipment:

                                Types of manual handling aids and equipment  

                                Maintenance and requirements for testing

 

  • Manual handling practical sessions:

                               Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object

                               Team manual handling  

                               Using equipment

Scheduled Dates Safe Moving and Handling level 2

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Course Summary

QUALSAFE AWARDS
Qualification:
Safe Moving and Handling level 2
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