NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment
The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment course is ideal for managers, safety representatives and health and safety advisors who are involved in assessing and addressing manual handling risks.
What is the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment?
NEBOSH has joined forces with Great Britain’s Health and Safety Regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), to develop the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment.
The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment will help you to identify and assess manual handling risk, and more importantly, prioritise control those risks to protect workers.
The National Educational Board in Occupational Health and Safety (NEBOSH) is an independent examination board delivering vocational qualifications in health, safety and environmental practice and management. 87% of UK employers ask for a NEBOSH qualification when they are recruiting for health and safety roles, making this a major asset to those currently in or seeking safety positions.
Benefits for Employers
Demonstrate your commitment to proper health and safety practice in your workplace
Reduce absence due to workplace accident or injury, increasing employee productivity
Benefits for Learners
Learn best practice for manual handling in order to teach others and help them avoid injury
Help promote a positive health and safety culture in your place of work
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The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment course is ideal for managers, safety representatives, health and safety advisors & professionals, and employee representatives who are involved with assessing and addressing manual handling risks.
This course is ideal for anyone responsible for manual handling tasks within the workplace. You will learn how to carry out manual handling tasks effectively, understand how to perform a manual handling assessment, and better utilise the HSE manual handling tools and templates.
When studied in-house, the duration of this course is 1 day.
The NEBOSH Unit MHR1: Assessing Manual Handling Risk course is composed of 3 elements:
Principles of manual handling: You will explore why manual handling should be avoided where possible, the moral, business and legal reasons for assessing and managing it. Finally, you will explore the common types of injuries that can arise due to manual handling.
Managing manual handling risk: Identification of manual handling risk You will discover the risk factors associated with manual handling and how to properly apply HSE's manual handling assessment tools. Finally, you will learn what makes a manual handling risk assessment suitable and sufficient.
Managing manual handling risk: Control of risk You will learn how to avoid manual handling risks thanks to the use of mechanical assistance. You will also deepen your knowledge of good manual handling techniques.
The learning outcomes of the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment are:
Explain the importance of reducing risks associated with manual handling activities - Understand responsibilities in relation to manual handling
Explain what manual handling risks are and how they may result in injury
Demonstrate and practice appropriate manual handling risk assessment technique
Apply wider elements of risk management for manual handling.
Using this qualification to build in-house expertise will help organisations:
Protect team members from one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders
Have confidence that the approach adopted to manual handling risk assessment reflects best practice and utilises HSE manual handling tools and templates.
The multiple-choice assessment must be accessed and completed via NEBOSH’s Online Assessment Platform and completed within a 24-hour assessment window. Learners can begin their assessment at any time within the 24-hour window but, once they have started the assessment, they must complete it within the designated time frame for the unit (1 hour for Unit MHR1).
Many people who have passed the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment progress to studying the NEBOSH National General Certificate, which covers the core health and safety knowledge needed by professionals.
What is the level of the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in in Manual Handling Risk Assessment?
The qualification is intended to be broadly comparable to Level 6 on the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), comparable to RQF/CQFW Level 3 in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.
Why should I choose a NEBOSH manual handling qualification over a standard manual handling course?
NEBOSH qualifications can play an important part in ensuring that the health and safety provision businesses have in place is effective. For this reason, many many organisations choose to include NEBOSH qualifications on their competency matrices.
When and how will I receive my NEBOSH results?
Results are notified by NEBOSH after completing the course. NEBOSH send out the results 10-12 weeks after the exams. Your certificates will arrive after the results have been announced.
What happens if I fail the NEBOSH assessment?
The Phoenix Pass Pledge will cover your additional studies, but you retake the exams at your own cost.
What level are NEBOSH qualifications?
NEBOSH Certificates are level 3, which is equivalent to an A level qualification. NEBOSH Diplomas are level 6, which is equivalent to an Honours Degree.
Are there any entry requirements for NEBOSH Certificates?
There are no entry requirements, which makes the NEBOSH Certificate an ideal starting point for your health and safety training. Learners must have a suitable standard of English language to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.
When and how will I receive my results and NEBOSH certificate?
NEBOSH send out the results 10-12 weeks after the exams. Your certificates will arrive from Phoenix 10-12 weeks after the results have been announced.
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