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    HSL DISCOUNTING HANDLING TRAINING COURSES

    Manual handling training available at reduced rates during February

    The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), an agency of HSE, is offering a 10% discount on certain training courses held at HSL’s state of the art Laboratory in the spa town of Buxton, in the Peak District.

    • Manual Handling for Assessors – 9 February 2011 – £350 + VAT per person (includes course notes, lunch and refreshments).

    “This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies. It will also benefit those already involved in manual handling risk reduction that require more formal or in-depth training in this subject, including training in the use of specific manual handling assessment tools.”

    • Manual Handling for Trainers – includes the CIEH Level 3 Award in Trainer Skills and Practice (TSP). 7 – 11 February 2011 – £995 + VAT per person (includes course notes, lunch, refreshments and a course dinner on the second night).

    “This course will improve your knowledge in the effective approach and control of Manual Handling risks and develop your training skills enabling you to cascade the training to others. Days 1 and 2 cover Manual Handling, days 3, 4 and 5 cover the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH) Level 3 Award in Training Skills and Practice (TSP) qualification, (TSP replaces the Professional Trainer Certificate PTC).The course is especially suited for those with little or no training experience who wish to train work groups in basic risk awareness, manual handling and simple assessment methods and provide employers with detailed manual handling risk assessments.”

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