Manual Handling Risk Assessment

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to assess any hazardous manual handling tasks that cannot be avoided and reduce the risk of injury, so far as is reasonably practicable. The Level 2 Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment provides formal recognition of an individual’s ability to undertake a manual handling risk assessment in line with the Health and Safety Executive’s guidance.


One Day Course

Course Objectives:

  • Understand the importance of manual handling risk assessments
  • Understand the principles of controlling the risks from manual handling
  • Understand how a manual handling risk assessment is undertaken.
  • Reasons for Conducting MH Risk Assessments
  • Main Legislation Relating to MH Risk Assessment
  • Competencies Required of MH Risk Assessors
  • Basic Principles of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Common Injuries from Manual Handling Operations
  • Vulnerable Groups at Ris
Price: £265 + vat