Manual Handling

The CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling enables employees to contribute to the development of safer manual handling methods and tasks. It introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to develop safer techniques in the workplace.

The course covers: the process of manual handling; injuries and the activities which cause them; assessment and control options; responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations.

This course is taught in a practical as well as theoretical basis, so that learners can understand the implications of poor handling/moving of large items with examples and workshop scenarios. Safety guidelines with do’s and donts are outlined during the course.

Course Duration
2-3 hours

Assessment Method
Multiple choice examination

Level 2