HSE Courses

Manual Handling

Welcome to Module 1, Manual Handling, where you will learn what manual handling is, how to minimise the risk of injury and the consequences of not carrying out manual handling tasks correctly.

Learning outcomes for this module are listed below:
Describe why proper manual handling is so important
Explain what manual handling is
Explain the consequences of poor manual handling operations
Explain how to minimise the risk of injury by using the hierarchy of control
Describe how to plan a lift
Explain what lifting equipment or mechanical aids could be used
Describe the steps to lift and carry safely
Summarise key points
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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed