Introduction to Safe Manual Handling
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Introduction to Safe Manual Handling

Prevent Employee Injury, Days of Sick, Increase Happiness & Production, Lower your Insurance
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Created by Ryan Morrison
Last updated 9/2016
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 1. Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  • Outline the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handling
  • Outline employers and employees duties relating to manual handling at work
  • Outline the consequences for non- compliance with health and safety requirements at work.
  • 2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
  • Explain the terms Hazard and Risk in context of Manual Handling
  • Outline the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment.
  • Describe the principal of the risk control Hierarchy when applied to manual handling
  • 3. Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.
  • Describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling.
  • Outline the types of equipment designed to be used for manual handling tasks.
  • Outline the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment.
  • 4. Be able to apply safe manual handling principles.
  • Demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles when:
  • a) applying effort to, or moving a load or object manually on their own;
  • b) when using manual handling aids and equipment;
  • c) when undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team.
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Requirements
  • Log of Social Media
  • Have a Pen & Paper for note taking
  • Have refreshments
  • A clear space to practise any practical
Description
  • "Reduce back pain by learning the proper techniques for lifting items"
  • "Increase the happiness and productivity of your employees"
  • "Reduce the cost of downtime"
  • "Lower your Insurance"

This course is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable course for refresher training. Learners taking this course will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment. Subjects covered include the reasons for safe manual handling, manual handling risk assessments principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety. 

The course is structured over six sections and can be completed own your own time at home using the video tutorials. The course is made up of theory and practical demonstration videos and should take roughly 10 hours to complete, however this is only a guide it could take you more or less dependent on how much time you spend each day on the course.

Who is the target audience?
  • Safe Manual Handling is intended as an introduction to Moving and Handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in Manual Handling.
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
01:53:16
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Introduction
6 Lectures 20:17

In this lecture I will you a brief description about the course and its content.

Preview 02:31

We will begin by looking at our 5 modules and going in depth about learning outcomes for Module 1.

What is Manual Handling
02:23

Description of the definition of Manual Handling and the techniques involved.

Different types of Activities that make up Manual Handling
04:14

What are the benefits and costs to the Employer.

Benefits of controlling manual handling risks for a business
05:35

What are the benefits and costs to you as an employee.

Benefits of using lifting aids and correct technique for employees
03:05

Summary
02:29

Section 1 Quiz
3 questions
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Legal Responsibilities
8 Lectures 30:21

Employer Responsibilities
04:08

Employee Responsibilities
05:26

Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 & Competent Person
03:29

Capability of Employees
02:36

Training
03:05

Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 & Hierarchy of Control
05:40

Summary
02:54

Section 2 Quiz
4 questions
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Manual Handling Hazards
5 Lectures 19:54

Basic anatomy of the spine
03:54

Chronic and Acute pain
03:27

High Risk Activities
05:38

Summary
02:31

Section 3 Quiz
4 questions
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Manual Handling Assessment
4 Lectures 18:00

Explain Risks
03:37

LITEO Acronym and Assessment
09:46

Summary
02:10

Section 4 Quiz
4 questions
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Manual Handling Controls
5 Lectures 19:54
Module 5 Intro & Learning Outcomes
02:01

Reduce Risk using LITEO
08:47

3 Key Principles of Safe Lifting
02:48

Safe lifting Steps 1 to 6
02:43

Video Demonstration
03:35

Section 5 Quiz
3 questions
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Team Handling
1 Lecture 04:50
Key Factors for Team Lifting
04:50

Section 6 Quiz
3 questions
About the Instructor
Ryan Morrison
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My name is Ryan Morrison, I am a fully qualified Tutor with Trustcare International Ltd and a Registered member with Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.I have various qualifications including:

Level 3 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

Level 3 Train the Trainer - Moving People Safely/Manual Handling

Level 3 Health & Safety in the Workplace

Level 3 Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

Level 3 Food Safety

Level 3 First Aid at Work

Level 6 SCQF Scottish Certificate for Personal License Holders (SCPLH)

Level 2 Award in Customer Service

Over the past 6 years I have been teaching these subjects for Trustcare International to the the Employed/Unemployed to help others get new qualifications to help progress there personal development or to help candidates get into employment.