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Health and Safety

Manual Handling

This training course aims to give learners the underpinning knowledge and practical application in handling and moving of inanimate materials and components, using Risk Assessment methodologies and safe manual handling procedures including the use of common and generic lifting aids. (Specialised lifting/moving machinery and operations covered by the LOLER regs 1998 are not covered by this course, neither is the moving and handling of people) The learner will be able to identify specific hazards associated with manual handling, the risks from such hazards, and how to implement and apply controls NOS – COSVR641 Conform to general workplace health, safety and welfare Legislation: - Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, Provision and use of work equipment regulations 1998 Guidance & Resources – Manual Handling at Work a brief guide HSE INDG 143 rev4, Manual Handling Assessment charts INDG 383 rev3, Risk Assessment of pushing and pulling (RAPP) tool INDG 478, Full Manual Handling Risk assessment examples ck5.pdf, Manual Handling Guidance on regulations 123.pdf all available to download,an%20object%2C%20person%20or%20animal

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