Amongst the causes of lost days due to work related injuries, Manual handling activities account for the most in the UK. Appropriate training for employees in Level 2 Safe Moving & Handling techniques will not only aid compliance with legislation but also will avoid injuries which lead to lost working days and unnecessary suffering for employees.

This practical one day course is suitable for anyone who is required to manually handle loads as part of their workplace activities and uses a variety of training methods, including practical work.

The course covers:

  • The legal responsibilities of employer and employees
  • The principles of ergonomics
  • Spinal structure and mechanics
  • Principles of load management
  • Assessment of risk prior to movement
  • The importance of teamwork.

Assessment is by means of short theory and practical elements.

This course is offered as an in-house option, to be delivered at times to suit you  at your site. Alternatively, we can host a course for you at our Sunderland venue. Please note this option is subject to minimum delegate numbers.

We offer other manual handling training options, such as a half day awareness course.

For further information regarding this course, our other health and safety training or to discuss your training requirements, please contact us.