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Safe Moving and Handling Level 2

Moving / lifting objects alone, with a partner or with lifting aids

Safe Moving and Handling Level 2 at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 15 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£24.95 + VAT

Sample Video: What Is Manual Handling and Why Is It Important

This course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in manual handling and is ideal for all workplace requirements. The course is designed to meet the requirements and recommendations of the HSE Manual Handling Regulations 1992.  

Correct manual handling training will reduce the risk of accidents occurring by identifying and preventing them. Manual handling is not difficult to learn but can save a lot of problems for employers and employees. This course covers the moving of objects, but we also have online and classroom courses for the Moving and Positioning of People.

Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to choose to take a regulated qualification.

ProTrainings Europe are proud sponsors of Backcare who aim to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and advice to all people and organisations affected by back pain.

  • Factory workers
  • Office workers
  • Care workers
  • Shop staff
  • Anyone who's job involves any type of lifting

This course comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 15 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Introductory Manual Handling Training
    • Manual Handling Regulations
    • LOLER Regulations
    • PUWER Regulations
    • Guidelines in Manual Handling
    • How and Why we Lift Correctly
    • Manager's Duties
  • Lifting Safety
    • Assessing Risks
    • Assessing the Individual Move
    • Your Spine
    • Anatomy of an Injury
    • When an Accident Occurs
    • Slips, Trips, and Falls
    • Workstation and VDU safety
  • Moving and Lifting Objects
    • Intro to Box Lifting
    • Single Person Lift
    • Two Person Lifting
    • Working Together
    • Moving Unusual Objects
    • Odd-Shaped Objects
    • Pushing and Pulling
  • Lifting Aids
    • Using Lifting Aids
    • Motorised Lifting Aids
    • Conveyor Belts
    • Pallet Truck
    • Sack Truck
    • Trolley

Learning Outcomes
1      Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
1.1   Outline the potential injuries and ill health associated with incorrect manual handing
1.2   Outline employers and employees duties relating to manual handling at work
1.3   Outline the consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements at work
2     Understand how manual handling risk assessments contribute to improving health and safety
2.1  Explain the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ in the context of manual handling work
2.2  Outline the process for carrying out a manual handling risk assessment
2.3  Describe the principle of the risk control hierarchy when applied to manual handling
3     Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
3.1  Describe safe movement principles associated with manual handling
2.2  Outline the types of equipment designed to be used for manual handling tasks
2.3 Outline the requirements for the testing, servicing and examination of manual handling and lifting equipment
4    Be able to apply safe manual handling principles
4.1 Demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles when;
a. applying effort to, or moving a load or object manually on their own
b. when using manual handling aids and equipment
c. when undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team

  • DSE/VDU Operator Safety student manual V3.0
  • ProTrainings Manual Handling Student Manual V7.0
  • Adult CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Child CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • Conveyor belt workstation design - HSE leaflet for guidance
  • Dechoker Leaflet - for emergency choking treatment
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • Getting to Grips with Manual Handling link to HSE website
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to se the Dechoker in emergency choking treatment poster
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to PPE
  • HSE Manual Handling Regulations Guide - link to HSE website
  • Infant CPR Flowchart handout/poster
  • LifePoint AED Leaflet - Full feature for just £795 plus VAT
  • Link to our Concussion ad Brain injury course in association with Headway, a head injury charity
  • Link to the HSE website
  • Manging Health and Safety Five steps to success HSE Leaflet
  • Manual Handling Assessment Chart Guide to MAC - link to HSE website
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • RIDDOR October 2013 Changes
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet

What People are Saying

“A really interesting and an enthusiastic way of learning the Manual Handling topic.”

- Suzanne from Oxfordshire

“Very pleased with the course and would recommend it to my friends and colleagues. ”

- Yadranka, Co. Secretary from ESSEX