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1.3 million workers are suffering from work-related musculoskeletal disorders

- Source: Estimates based on self-reports from the Labour Force Survey

  • Principles and Practice of Manual Handling
Principles and Practice of Manual Handling2019-09-09T15:18:16+01:00

Project Description

The moving to items by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling remains one of the most common causes of injury at work. 

Awarding Body

The moving to items by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing, or pulling remains one of the most common causes of injury at work.

This needn’t be the case. Reynolds’ Principles and Practice of Manual Handling provides essential information about manual handling hazards and how to control them.

Choose how you learn

This qualification can be undertaken as a half-day programme for learners who only wish to gain Principles of Manual Handling.

Need to learn about practical manual handling techniques? If so, you can also stay on for a further half-day training session to gain the full Principles and Practice of Manual Handling.

What will I achieve?

Successful candidates will be able to:

  • Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Make recommendations to manage risks
  • Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks

How will I be assessed?

  • Multiple choice examination for RTS Principles of Manual Handling
  • Multiple choice examination and practical assessment for RTS Principles and Practice of Manual Handling

This qualification can be undertaken as a half-day programme for learners who only wish to gain the RTS Principles of Manual Handling.

Need to learn about practical manual handling techniques? If so, you can also stay on for a further half-day training session to gain the full RTS Principles and Practice of Manual Handling.

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Health and safety training syllabus 2017-18

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