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Manual Handling Interactive

Event Description This course is for West Sussex County Council managers and staff and covers the essentials of manual handling in the workplace. You will also work through a manual handling process to help you understand a method in which you manually handle a load based on a few key points.
Training Objectives The aim of this course is to help you identify what manual handling is, the risks and facts associated with manual handling and how to assess the risks of manual handling. 
Learning Outcomes If you apply what you have learnt on this course you will be able to:

  • Identify different manual handling techniques and potential lifting hazards
  • Recognise ways of preventing short and long term injuries
  • Identify mechanical aids to help manual handling operations in the workplace
  • Identify a manual handling method in which you manually handle a load based on a few key points
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    Course Pre-Requisites This e-learning is only open to West Sussex County Council Staff.  
    Course Instructions You may have to allow pop-ups for this e-learning module. If you need help in doing this please contact Corporate Learning and Development Helpdesk on 033 022 22003 (x22003).

    This e-learning course should also be viewed in conjunction with the Manual Handling Video as well as the Corporate Code of Practice on 'The Management of Risk from Moving and Handling of Inanimate Loads' and the guidance and information contained on The Point or West Sussex Services for Schools.  
    Online Learning Course Category Health and Safety 
    Subject Areas Wellbeing, Moving and Handling, Health & Safety 
    Target Audience WSCC Staff 
    Course Costs
    Internal LA Cost: £0.00
    PVI/Care Provider Cost: £0.00
    Partnership Cost: £0.00
    External Cost: £0.00
    Session Session Date Session Length Session Venue
    Online Learning Anytime 20 Minutes At your desk