manual handling training course

Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling Training is required if your staff are undertaking potentially hazardous manual handling activities, it is a legal requirement under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations to ensure that effective training is provided.

Training Course Details

Manual Handling injuries account to 25% of all reported workplace accidents. This course will provide your staff with the knowledge to reduce the risks from Manual Handling activities and understand the basic technique for completing a safe lift. This course instructs candidates on the safe moving of inanimate objects and not the moving and handling of people.

What does the Manual Handling Training Course cover?

• Spinal awareness and back care
• Manual handling hazards
• Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them
• Manual handling assessment
• Safe handling principles
• Ergonomics
• Inanimate load handling
• Mechanical aids
• Fitness
• Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
• Team handling and communication
• Practical applications

This course can be tailored to fit your business and individual needs