SA005 – Safe Moving & Handling Training

The SA005 Safe Moving & Handling Training course will teach you the safe way of moving and handling in a construction or utility environment.

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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA005 - Safe Moving and HandlingDate(s) of course: Fri 20th SepDuration: Half day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA005 - Safe Moving and HandlingDate(s) of course: Fri 18th OctDuration: Half day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA005 - Safe Moving and HandlingDate(s) of course: Fri 22nd NovDuration: Half day course not including lunch
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Tadley, Hampshire

Course name: SA005 - Safe Moving and HandlingDate(s) of course: Fri 20th DecDuration: Half day course not including lunch
6 Place(s) Left£75.00Ex. VATAdd to basket

Overview

Who is the SA005 - Safe Moving & Handling Training for?

This accreditation is suitable for those wishing to develop knowledge and understanding in the safe use of moving and handling in a construction or utilities environment. It is suitable for learners who want to work in construction or the utilities or those who already work within the construction or utilities industries.

What will you learn?

The SA005 - Safe Moving & Handling Training course will teach you the safe way of moving and handling in a construction or utility environment.

Safe Moving & Handling Course Learning Objectives

  • Know the hazards and risk factors associated with moving and handling
  • Know the hazards and risk factors associated with unsafe moving and handling
  • Know the principles of safe moving and handling
  • Have the ability to move and handle equipment safely
  • Know relevant health and safety legislation and good industry practice in relation to moving and handling

Streetworks

Please be aware the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA) requires at least one person on site to hold a Street Works card to work on the highway.

This Smart Awards accreditation is based on a pre-requisite that any work on the highway requires appropriate Street Works accreditation to be held by an individual working on site, and that this individual is qualified to check that the planned provision of footways, traffic lanes and safety zones determined by the site survey meets with the requirements of the site location and approved procedures and practices required by the NRSWA 1991.

Some companies’ policies may vary where more than one person on site is required to hold a valid Street Works card.

Confined Spaces

This accreditation does not qualify an individual to enter a confined space. Those individuals who need to enter confined spaces MUST hold appropriate accreditation / accreditation to enter confined spaces. Any references made in this material to confined spaces are for information only and to make learners aware of the risks and presence of gases that may also be present in confined spaces.

Course Content

You will be assessed via your theory and practical assessment, on the following criteria:

  • Be aware of parts of your body that are at risk of injury due to poor handling techniques
  • Understand how common injuries occur
  • Recognise the risk of manual handling and how to reduce them
  • Take suitable safety measures before lifting, to protect yourself and other people
  • Use approved lifting and handling techniques
  • Check that any equipment to be used is in a good condition and working order
  • Use lifting and handling equipment in line with company guidelines and manufacturers' instructions
  • Make sure that you understand your responsibilities when you ask others to help in lifting and handling operations
  • Know the principles of safe lifting to minimise risk of injury
  • Identify what you can lift safely and when to ask for assistance or use manual handling equipment
  • The risk factors involved in lifting and how to control these: size, shape, weight of load, how often it is being lifted, distance carried, space constraints and posture
  • Identify When a more detailed risk assessment is required to complete a manual handling task
  • How to assess the weight and centre of gravity of the load to be lifted
  • Understand why you should plan your route when moving loads and how to plan a route
  • Use approved techniques for manual handling, including use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and multi person lifts
  • Understand what is meant by muscular skeletal disorders, the causes, how to avoid them and the importance of early reporting of any symptoms
  • Know the range of tools available from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to help identify risks in manual handling

Assessment

The course includes both practical and theory assessment.

  • Practical Assessment - where you will demonstrate your knowledge of practical tasks
  • Theory test which is composed of multiple choice questions

Course Details

On receiving payment for your SA005 - Safe Moving & Handling, an email with your ‘course joining instructions’ is sent to you.
This document includes the following details:

  • Your chosen course date
  • Course start time at your chosen venue
  • Address of your chosen venue, including a map screenshot
  • Details of what to do if you need any special requirements to complete the course

You need to bring photographic ID, such as a driving licence or passport with you.

Lunch is not included, so please provide your own.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is available to anyone over the age of 16 years old. There are no formal entry requirements and Smart Awards will not restrict access on the grounds of prior academic attainment, age, employment, geographic location or any other grounds. There are no barriers that restrict access or progression, thereby promoting equality. It is expected however, that learners will have a level of literacy adequate to cope with both the theory and practical assessments.

Assessment

The course includes both practical and theory assessment.

  • Practical Assessment - where you will demonstrate your knowledge of practical tasks
  • Theory test which is composed of multiple choice questions

Certification

This Smart Awards certificate is valid for 3 years, you will then need to complete a refresher course to renew your qualification.

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    SA005 – Safe Moving & Handling Training Locations

    Below is a list of our current locations for the SA005 Smart Awards Certification.

    Got a group? We have a network of locations that we can use for group bookings, contact a member of the PPS team to find out how we can help you.

    Coventry

    In Bedworth, West Midlands, is the location of our Coventry training location. Between the M6 and A444, this training venue is in easy reach of Birmingham and Leicester.

    Hampshire

    The Hampshire training location is in the town of Tadley, just north of Basingstoke.

    Somerset

    Conveniently located to road links, the Somerset training venue is in Hallatrow, where the A37 and A39 intersect.

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