Manual Handling Assessor
A Manual Handling Assessor is responsible for carrying out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace.
Manual Handling Assessor training provides the skills to conduct manual handling risk assessments.
The classroom-based training can be completed using generic or company-specific documentation and systems.
The training covers all areas of manual handling risk assessment in a combination of theoretical and practical sessions.
Delegates completing a Manual Handling Assessor training course will be able to;
- Carry out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace
A Manual Handling Assessor training course includes;
- The scale of the problem
- The spine
- Types of handling related injury
- 5 steps to risk assessment
- Kinetic lifting technique
- Practical assessment exercises
- Written test
There are no formal prerequisites for a Manual Handling Assessor training course, however it is recommended delegates attend Manual Handling Awareness training.