Level 2 Award in Principles of COSHH

This course has been designed to provide essential knowledge for all employees who have to carry out any manual handling activities at work, whether regularly or from time to time, it is suitable for all industries, as we can tailor the course to suit your specific requirements. The course provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control.

  • Manual handling hazards, risks and controls
  • How manual handling operations can cause injury and harm
  • The scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found
  • The process for assessing manual handling risks
  • The value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice
  • Manual handling techniques – lifting loads from low levels/working at low levels/lowering from height/pushing loads/pulling loads/carrying/team handling
The course can be divided into 2 parts –theory and practical (both half days) to suit candidate requirement. 

Assessment: Multiple choice examination for theory and practical assessment of technique.

Duration: Full-day/half-day programme