HABC Level 2 Manual Handling

Event Details

Date: 
Thursday, 20 July, 2017 -
09:00 to 17:00

Location: Carrowbreck House, 7 Carrowbreck Road, Norwich, NR6 5FA.

This HABC qualification is aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control and is for both industrial and office workers. Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees – this includes suitable training.

The HABC Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice combines both the theoretical and hands-on elements of the subject and teaches learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities.

Duration: One-day course (9:00am – 5:00pm approximately). Please note some distance learning will be required prior to the course.

Equipment: No equipment is necessary for you to bring to the course. Pens and note paper will be available.

Lunch provided: On full day training courses a sandwich lunch with crisps, cakes and fruit will be provided. Refreshments will be available throughout the duration of this course.

Please note that it is a requirement of the HABC, the awarding body, that we need to see photographic proof of identity of each candidate before they can be entered into the exam, for example, passport, driving licence, student union card or work pass.

Course Content
Manual handling hazards, risks and controls
How manual handling operations can cause injury and harm
The scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found
The process for assessing manual handling risks
The value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice
Manual handling techniques – lifting loads from low levels/working at low levels/lowering from height/pushing loads/pulling loads/carrying/team handling

Subject to passing a 30 question multiple choice exam paper and practical assessment, delegates will gain the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles & Practice It is recommended that this qualification is refreshed every 3 years.

Course price: £100.00 - £110.00

For more details or any enquiries, please do contact us on 01603 788950, or email carrowbreck@broadland.gov.uk

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