Manual Handling Training

Our Manual Handling Training follows The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 as amended in 2002.

Attend one of our open courses or request group training delivered to your site. If you prefer, we can arrange for training to be held at a venue near you.

0800 772 0812

Manual Handling Training

Who Should Attend?

Training should be taken by anyone who may be required to lift and move any object while at work.

Training Method

We use an audio and visual presentation with handouts. Training can count towards your CPD.

Location

Our open courses are held in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. We also deliver on-site training.

Manual Handling Training
Course Description

The Manual Handling training course will look at the employers and employee’s responsibilities and covers the following:
  • appropriate systems of work for the individual’s tasks and environment
  • how to carry out safe manual handling including good handling technique
  • manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • use of mechanical aids
Manual handling relates to the moving of items either by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling. The weight of the item is an important factor, but many other factors can create a risk of injury, for example the number of times you have to pick up or carry an item, the distance you are carrying it, where you are picking it up from or putting it down (picking it up from the floor, putting it on a shelf above shoulder level) and any twisting, bending, stretching or other awkward posture you may adopt while doing a task.
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If you have any questions regarding our training, please call us on 0800 772 0812 or fill out this short form and we will be in touch soon.

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