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H&S Training
Manual Handling Training

Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. It causes work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which account for over a third of all workplace injuries.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations apply to a wide range of manual handling activities, including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying. They require employers to:

  • Avoid the need for hazardous manual handling, so far as is reasonably practicable
  • Assess the risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling that can't be avoided
  • Reduce the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling, so far as is reasonably practicable

We provide a comprehensive Manual Handling Course consisting of an initial classroom theory session followed by one-to-one training in the workplace.

The course covers the following: 

  • Introduction to applicable legislation
  • Identifying risks and types of injuries
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Manual handling techniques
  • One-to-one training and observation in the workplace
Course Duration Course Location
Manual Handling Training 1/2 days On-site

Maximum delegate numbers apply and will be stated at the point of enquiry. 

For more information please contact:
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Meeka Walwyn-Lewis
Specialist Services Manager
01924 203335
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