Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Training

Within our Manual Handling course candidates will learn about the risk of injury from incorrect manual handling techniques, how to recognise potential hazards and how to raise practical solutions to aid others in avoiding injuries in the workplace. 

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What's involved

Learners holding this qualification will gain an understanding of how important it is to move objects safely, minimizing risk of injury.

Our small team of enthusiastic instructors always deliver an informative course, relating to the relevant workplace. Candidates will get an insight into what causes injury and how injuries can be prevented. Real life video examples are used alongside discussions about people's own experiences of manual handling within the workplace. The practical element of this course centres around correct lifting techniques and the reasons behind them.

What you get out of it

The training is designed to ensure the workforce are aware of the importance of correct Manual Handling techniques within the workplace. This knowledge base creates a platform for suitable future risk assessments, leading to fewer injuries and increased morale.

All candidates receive a certificate of competence within the field valid for a period of three years.

Who's it for?

As an employer it is your responsibility to reduce the risk of injury when your staff are involved with Manual Handling within the workplace. The prevention and control of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD’s) has been highlighted as a priority by the Health and Safety Commission (HSE). The resulting benefit for a company is a healthy, happy workforce with less accumulated sick leave.

What will I learn?

Candidates will have an in-depth look at both the theoretical principles and practical ideals of moving objects within the workplace.

  • Assessing Risks
  • Types of Injuries
  • Causes of Injuries
  • Practical solutions
  • Good Handling Technique for Lifting
  • Good Handling Technique for Pushing & Pulling
  • Course Quiz

Locations & Prices

We can train groups in-house for £295 for up to 12 people.
Get in touch and we’ll help tailor a programme to suit your specific needs.

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