NEBOSH Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment

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Manual handling is one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders. This qualification aims to help you address this, by providing the knowledge and tools required to identify manual handing risks and more importantly, prioritise controls to protect workers.

Who should register for the course?

Anyone involved in assessing the impact of manual handling activities in the workplace including:

  • Health and safety professionals
  • Workplace champions
  • Employee representatives
  • Occupational health practitioners.

Course Contents

The content is delivered in an understandable and accessible way and will help you to:

  • Principles of manual handling
  • Managing manual handling risk: Identification of manual handling risk
  • Managing manual handling risk: Control of risk

Distance Learning Duration and Exam Arrangements

Students should aim to complete their studies within six months of enrolling on the course. After completing the course, a practical assessment is completed.
After watching a video of a workplace scenario, you will be asked to complete a manual handling risk assessment using HSE tools and templates you will have learnt about through your studies.
Once you have achieved a pass, a qualification parchment will be issued.

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