MANUAL HANDLING IN THE WORKPLACE – WORKING AT HEIGHT – SLIPS TRIPS AND FALLS AT WORK COURSE BUNDLE
The Manual Handling in the Workplace – Working at Height – Slips Trips and Falls at Work, Course Bundle consists of 3 CPD Certified courses.
The first course in the Manual Handling in the Workplace, Working at Height, Slips Trips and Falls at Work Course bundle is the comprehensive online Manual Handling in the Workplace Course. This course provides the necessary information and training for individuals and organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling and how to implement appropriate control measures.
Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, 1992 employers are required to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling. Manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year.
The Working at Height Course ensures that employers and employees meet their responsibilities as stated under the Work at Height Regulations 2005.
The Work at Height Regulations 2005 is very clear that anyone who works at height in any place, including a place at or below ground level, should receive suitable training to prove that they are competent and safe in their work. This training course outlines the relevant laws and guidelines to ensure worker safety.
The Slips Trips and Falls at Work course has been designed to increase workers’ awareness of the many hazards that exist in most workplaces and the actions required to reduce the risk of injury. The course will help individuals in all work settings to recognise, and control slip, trip and fall hazards.
All of these Awareness courses can also be used as a valuable part of a school, college or other educational programme.
The estimated duration of the courses in the Manual Handling in the Workplace, Working at Height, Slips Trips and Falls at Work course bundle are
- Manual Handling in the Workplace Course – 2 hours
- Working at Height Course – 2 hours
- Slips Trips and Falls at Work Course – 2 hours
Learners may log in and out of the system. Course progress is automatically saved.
Learners have a total of 90 days of access to the Manual Handling in the Workplace, Working at Height, Slips Trips and Falls at Work course bundle materials from the date of registration. Learners receive individual login details and can access the courses using any device, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Access to a particular course ceases immediately following a successful final exam submission.
WHO REQUIRES THE COURSES IN THIS BUNDLE?
The Manual Handling in the Workplace course benefits individuals and companies in the following ways:
- Increases awareness of manual handling issues.
- Reduces the number of accidents that occur due to poor manual handling practices.
- Provides a simple, flexible and interactive training experience for employees.
- Provides standardised training for all staff.
The Working at Height course has been designed for those who work in an environment where there is the potential to fall from one level to a level below. This course is recommended for workers such as Roof equipment installers, Shelf stackers, Window cleaners, High vehicle technicians, Machinery maintenance personnel etc.
The Slips Trips and Falls at Work course has been designed at the entry level for employees with little or no knowledge of slips, trips and falls. It is therefore ideal for induction and refresher training. Furthermore, the opportunity for learners to gain an instant achievement certificate is highly motivating.
No previous training is required for any of these courses.
The Manual Handling in the Workplace course consists of 3 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – REASONS FOR SAFE MANUAL HANDLING.
UNIT 2 – MANUAL HANDLING RISK ASSESSMENTS.
UNIT 3 – PRINCIPLES, EQUIPMENT AND TESTING.
The Working at Height course consists of 4 core units, concluded by a final exam.
UNIT 1 – WORKING AT HEIGHT LEGISLATION.
UNIT 2 – RISK ASSESSMENT.
UNIT 3 – HIERARCHY OF CONTROLS.
UNIT 4 – WORK LOCATION ISSUES.
The Slips Trips and Falls at Work course consist of 3 core units, concluded by a final exam:
UNIT 1 – THE LAW.
UNIT 2 – THE CAUSE.
UNIT 3 – PREVENTION.
By the end of the Manual Handling in the Workplace course learners should be able to:
- Define manual handling.
- State relevant legislation.
- Describe the basic anatomy of the spine.
- Apply the principles of safe lifting when completing the practical examination.
By the end of the Working at Height course learners should understand:
- The meaning of work at height.
- What do the regulations cover?
- Work at height risk assessment procedures.
- Controls measures and their implementation.
- Specific work location issues.
By the end of the Slips Trips and Falls at Work course learners will be able to:
- Recognise slip, trip and fall hazards in the workplace.
- Assess the risks.
- Understand control measures for slips, trips and falls.
- Understand employer and employee responsibilities.
Achievement of these course aims will provide learners and their employers with a degree of confidence that safety levels in the particular work environment have been enhanced. Additionally, the receipt of an approved certificate will serve as a recognition of learner achievement and also provide proof if necessary of regulatory compliance.
On successful completion of each course within this bundle, a high-quality CPD Certified certificate will be sent to learners immediately, by email. This can be used to provide evidence of achievement for compliance and audit.