manual handling

Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling
This course should be undertaken by all staff, where a risk of injury may occur in the workplace, this may include, pushing, pulling, carrying or lifting, under the terms of:

Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

This course in particular can be adapted to meet the needs of the individual or the task.

Course Content
  • Legislation
  • Definition of Manual Handling
  • Causes of Accidents
  • The Spine
  • Vertebrae
  • Back Injuries
  • Mechanics of lifting
  • Avoidance of Manual Handling
  • Risk Assessments
  • Team Lifting
  • 1 x DVD on Manual Handling in the workplace

Course Requirements
There are no formal requirements for this course, although candidates will be encouraged to take part in practical manual handling exercises at the end of the course.

Course Duration
2 hours

Course Costs
£30 per person / min 4 persons on a course – maximum of 10

All candidates will receive a certificate of attendance from the Instructor / Assessor which is valid for 3 years.

For less than 4 persons on this course please contact us.