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QA Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling (QCF)

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Venue: St Patrick's Church Hall

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New Whittington

Chesterfield

S43 2AL

United Kingdom

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Every year, about half a million people suffer from musculoskeletal disorders due to work related activities. On average, each of those people had to take 16 days off work, with many never fully recovering from those injuries.

This course is there to help people avoid getting injured in the first place.

This QA Level 2 Award in the Principles of Manual Handling (QCF) only covers the theory behind manual handling. If you'd like to get actual practice in correct manual handling techniques, we highly recommend you do the full day QA Level 2 Award in Save Moving and Handling (QCF) course.

In this Principles of Manual Handling course, we will cover:

  • Common manual handling injuries

  • Manual handling laws

  • Responsibilities of employers and employees

  • Manual handling risk assessments

  • Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:

    • Musculoskeletal system

    • Centre of gravity

    • Lever system

  • Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:

    • Preparing for a lift

    • Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object

    • Team manual handling

  • Manual handling equipment:

    • Types of manual handling aids and equipment

    • Maintenance and requirements for testing

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Venue: St Patrick's Church Hall

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New Whittington

Chesterfield

S43 2AL

United Kingdom

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