Manual Handling Train the Trainer Course Overview
The Manual Handling Train the Trainer Course will equip you with everything you need as an instructor in order to train others to deliver manual handling training in your place of work.
You will learn how to carry out an assessment of the risk before undertaking a manual handling task, correct techniques for lifting and moving and mechanical aids and strategies to use in order to reduce risk.
You will learn about the legal requirements placed on employers under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA) Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR) (as amended 2002) Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Effective training techniques will be taught to you and you will be given the opportunity to practise your delivery of a Manual Handling course whilst being observed by your trainer.
On completion, your trainer resources will be sent to you so that you can start teaching without delay.
Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is delivered to you by a highly experienced health and safety trainer.
- Defining a manual handling task
- The legal requirements and how to achieve compliance
- Work-related injuries and the consequences of poor manual handling
- Anatomy of the spine
- Correct manual handling techniques and safe systems of work
- How to risk assess all manual handling tasks
- Techniques for safe manual handling
- Delivery/presentation skills and training techniques
- Delivering a manual handling training session: this session allows delegates to practise their delivery whilst being observed and coached by the trainer.
Who should attend?
The Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is suitable for you if your job requires you to instruct others on the correct lifting and handling of loads. The course is aimed at a wide range of staff including:
- Facilities Managers
- Health and Safety personnel
- Warehouse Managers
- Health and Social Care Managers
- Anyone else who is responsible for training staff in correct manual handling techniques.
Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course will equip you with all the skills and tools necessary for you to confidently deliver courses to your colleagues.
On completion of this course, successful delegates will be able to:
Manage and deliver a Manual Handling Training session.
Teach delegates how to carry out a Manual Handling Risk Assessment.
Understand basic human anatomy and bio-mechanics and their relationship to safe lifting techniques.
Understand the impact unsafe manual handling can have such as Work Related Upper Limb Disorders and injuries to the spine.
Provide manual handling information and handouts to employees on request.
Understand the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and associated guidance
For an overview of the Aims and Course Outline of the course you will be able to deliver after completing our training, please refer to our Manual Handling Awareness Course page.
This course is assessed by lesson observation and a written exam paper. A pass is awarded to all delegates who can demonstrate their ability to deliver Manual Handling Awareness competently.
Our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course is delivered at your place of work.
Two or three days depending on delegate numbers.