Risk Assessment – BSC Level 2 Award in Manual Handling Risk Assessment

Introduction

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.

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Description

Course Objectives 

By the end of the course, delegates will have:

Our training utilises the very latest learning methods, with special emphasis on participative and interactive techniques. Overall, the aim of our training is to share knowledge and practical experience and, through tutor-led sessions, build on that experience so that every participant is able to manage risk assessment effectively and realistically.

The training sets out to develop sound and practical knowledge and understanding for day-to-day application in the workplace and prepares each participant for the Level 2 qualification assessment.

Course Content

  • 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 Risk
  • Factors in a Manual Handling Risk Assessment
    • task
    • individual
    • load
    • environment
    • other factors
  • Identifying and Evaluating Existing Control Measures
  • Proposing Additional Control Measures
  • Applying the Hierarchy of Controls
  • Making Recommendations Based on the Findings
  • Recording the Findings of a MH Risk Assessment
  • Reviewing and Revising a MH Risk Assessment

Duration: One day (Followed by formal assessment)

Plus accreditation fees if applicable (please contact us for details)

Course Duration: One Day

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