This qualification is designed to complement the foundation course in basic health and safety at work.
Who Should Attend
It is aimed at those people who carry out manual handling activities at work and introduces students to the hazards of manual handling, the risks, the controls and what to expect from a manual handling assessment.
- Manual handling injuries
- Causes of injuries
- Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
- Handling of objects
- What is manual handling?
- Manual handling assessments
- Manual handling controls
Successful completion will prepare students to look carefully at their own work activities and to contribute to the development of safer methods and tasks in cooperation with their managers and supervisors.
While this module can be delivered as a stand-alone qualification and there are no specific pre-requisites, it is strongly recommended that students already hold the C.I.E.H. Foundation Course In Basic Health and Safety Certificate.
There is a short multi-choice test at the end of the course. Candidates are required to correctly answer 20 out of 30 questions in order to achieve a Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Foundation Certificate. Examinations and Course books are available in several different languages and can also be conducted orally.
Duration of Course
The course is designed to be delivered within three hours.