Manual Handling/ Mental Health
Drivers for Employment Partners that have been driving for longer than 12 weeks will be reimbursed £10 on completion of the course.
Unlimited tea and coffee. Sandwiches and chips will also be provided.
An Introduction to Manual Handling: It doesn’t matter whether the activity takes place at work or at home, such as loading the dishwasher or mowing the lawn, all these count as manual handling and can cause short- and long-term harm if not approached in the right way and carried out correctly.
Principally all staff should be made aware of how to lift heavy objects during their employee induction on day one of their employment. Furthermore, adequate training and instruction should additionally be given if a person’s day-today work activity involves lifting heavier items.
Everyone from the delivery driver, warehouse man / woman to the office handy person, to personnel in the post room could be affected.
An Introduction to Mental Health: This topic explores the reasons why mental health has wrongly been discriminated against, provides an overview of common mental illnesses, and ultimately increases drivers’ understanding of the importance of speaking out about these issues.
This module explores the regulations and health awareness relating to professional drivers’ in both a working and social concept.
This course has been approved and managed by the Master Driver CPC Consortium on
behalf of the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and the Joint
Approvals Unit for Periodic
The course is taught by qualified and approved instructors with theoretical and practical
vocational experience in this field of work.
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