Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Who Should attend?

Those employees involved in lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling of materials or equipment.

Course Content & Aims

By the end of the course candidates will:

  • Be familiar with relevant legislation
  • Understand their responsibilities under legislation
  • Carry out checks prior to moving an object
  • Demonstrate correct manual handling techniques


  • Introduction
  • Problem causing factors
  • Acute and chronic injuries
  • Checks for safe lifting.

Assessment & Qualification

This is a full participation course and involves practical and theory assessment. On successful completion a certificate will be issued by the training provider.

Additional Information

Delegates should not participate if they have any injury which would be aggravated by bending or lifting.
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