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    NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment

    Course Objective

    • It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies. It will also benefit those already involved in manual handling risk reduction who require more formal or in-depth training in this subject, including training in the use of specific HSE manual handling assessment tools. Ideal for supervisors, laborers, and team leaders, the Manual Handling course helps those responsible for the health and safety of others to assess and control workplace Manual Handling risks.
    On completion of the course, learners will:
    • Explain the importance of reducing the risk associated with manual handling activities.
    • Explain what manual handling risks are and how they may result in injury.
    • Understand legal obligations under the Manual Handling Regulations (UK & OMAN).
    • Demonstrate and practice appropriate manual handling risk assessment technique; and
    • Apply wider elements of risk management for manual handling.
    The following points shall be discussed in the course:
    • The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment qualification will equip learners with the knowledge to help recognize, assess and reduce manual handling risks in their organization.
    Topics Covered
    Unit 1: Principles of manual handling
    • Why manual handling should be avoided, the moral, business, and legal reasons for assessing and managing it, and common types of injuries that arise.
    Unit 2: Managing manual handling risk: Identification of manual handling risk
    • Understand risk factors associated with manual handling, the application of HSE’s manual handling assessment tools (MAC and RAPP), and what makes a risk assessment suitable and sufficient.
    • Unit 3: Managing manual handling risk: Control of risk
    • How to avoid manual handling risks with the use of mechanical assistance and recognition of good handling techniques.
    Activities
    • Classroom with Theoretical and Practical Implementation, videos & group discussion.

    Note: Corse is available in English and Arabic.

    • Basic definitions: manual handling, health, safety, welfare, hazards, risk, risk assessment, 
    • Prevalence and common types of musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
    • Reasons for managing manual handling risks
    • An organizational approach to managing manual handling operations
    • Spinal anatomy
    • Types of workplace tasks and how they may result in injury including
    • The hierarchy of measures to be adopted to reduce the risks from manual handling
    • The steps to be considered when assessing manual handling risk
    • Other factors to consider e.g., large vertical movements or requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE), condition of lifting aids
    • Video (musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace)
    • Video (protective equipment (PPE), condition of lifting aids) 
    • Interaction of risk factors and how this can contribute towards musculoskeletal disorders.
    • When to assess manual risk - normal operation, change of process or technology, maintenance, and cleaning.
    • The value of worker consultation and who should be involved in managing and assessing manual handling risk.
    • When to consult (- identifying key risks - assessment of the risks by the workers about to embark on a task - in developing control measures).
    • The notion of the task ‘as imagined’ vs the task ‘as done
    • When a manual handling risk assessment is required (with reference to HSE’s L23)
    • Group Exercise 
    • Review of day 1 
    • Day 1 Quiz

    • How the simple filters (from L23) can be used to decide if a manual handling risk assessment is required
    • The circumstances for the use, and application of, the following assessment tools
    • How to decide if a more detailed assessment should be used.
    • What ensures a risk assessment is suitable and sufficient
    • Risk assessment for specific types of risk e.g. handling people and livestock
    • Reduction or removal of manual handling risk with the adoption of mechanical lifting aids
    • Workplace and job design factors to aid manual handling operations
    • Video (risk assessment writing) 
    • Group Exercise (MHR)
    • Necessity and purpose of manual handling training
    • Basic physical and behavioral elements of good handling - 11 key principles
    • Benefits and limitations of the team handling
    • Sources of information that can be used to identify manual handling hazards and help assess them.
    • Review of day 2
    • Assessment: 
    • Complete a manual handling assessment case study that identifies a range of hazards and meets best practice standards (‘suitable and sufficient’).

    Unit 1: Principles of manual handling

    • Why manual handling should be avoided, the moral, business, and legal reasons for assessing and managing it, and common types of injuries that arise.
    Unit 2: Managing manual handling risk: Identification of manual handling risk
    • Understand risk factors associated with manual handling, the application of HSE’s manual handling assessment tools (MAC and RAPP), and what makes a risk assessment suitable and sufficient.
    Unit 3: Managing manual handling risk: Control of risk
    • How to avoid manual handling risks with the use of mechanical assistance and recognition of good handling techniques.

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