Manual Handling Training


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The manual handling training course has been developed by our in-house team of experts and draws upon years of experience working with many of the UKs leading organisations.

Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. It can result in work related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which account for over a third of all workplace injuries. The risk could be reduced significantly if managers and workers understand the risks and take appropriate action

This manual handling training course serves as a quick, simple, effective way of explaining the risks associated with manual handling and the practical steps that can be taken to manage the risk

Course Aim

To equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to be able to carry out manual handling safely and without risk of injuring themselves or others.

Who Should Attend

Any staff required to conduct manual handling activities in the workplace.

Course Content;

  • Reasons for managing health and safety – moral, economic and legal
  • Health and safety law applicable to manual handling
  • How the spine works
  • How injuries happen
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Control measures
  • Safe lifting technique (including practical element)

Course Duration: 0.5 Days

Price: £65.00


Following completion of a simple assessment, delegates will be awarded the Manual Handling Awareness Certificate of Attendance and Achievement.


This course can be delivered at one of our training venues, alternatively, we can deliver this course at your own premises at a cost of £365.00.

Extra costs may be involved if the course is to be run at a client’s own premises lying a significant distance from our training centres.

Additional information

List Of Dates & Locations

29th January 2018 9am – London, 2nd March 2018 9am – Manchester, 4th May 2018 9am – Manchester