Qualsafe Principles of Manual Handling


Qualsafe Level 2 Principles of Manual Handling

Aim of Course This course is aimed at those carrying out manual handling activities at work, including both industrial and office environments.  This course aims to reduce the risk of injury for anyone who carries out manual handling tasks.
Awarding body Qualsafe
Who should attend Employees from all sectors will almost certainly undertake manual handling activities in their place of work.
Course Content


  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Legislation and guidance
  • Risk Assessment
  • Controls and reducing the risk of harm
  • Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Make recommendations to manage risks
  • Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks
Why is this course important This qualification introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to contribute to the development of safer manual handling methods and tasks in the workplace.
Learning Outcomes Through the Qualsafe Principles of Manual Handling course, delegates can acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out operations in a way that dramatically reduces the risk of injury to themselves or others.
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