Manual Handling Training Course

Manual Handling

This course has been designed for those who's work involves lifting and moving of equipment at work.

Statistics show us that 80% of adults will suffer back pain at some point during their adult life, in most cases, many will manage to continue working or return to work within a few days or weeks, despite their pain.

Manual Handling Injuries come under two headings.
1. External Injuries
Which include cuts, bruises, and crush injuries, lacerations to fingers, hands, forearms, ankles and feet. These types of injuries are not normally as serious as:

2. Internal Injuries
Which include muscle & ligament strain & tears, hernias (ruptures), prolapsed inter-vertebra discs, fractures to bones and injuries to knees, ankles, shoulders and elbow joints.

Course aims and objectives

To provide delegates with an appreciation of the requirements of manual handling legislation. Understand the need to carry out risk assessments when your work involves manual handling. Understand the importance of correct manual handling techniques.

Manual handling content

  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Causes of back pain
  • Returning back to work
  • Moving & handling assessments
  • Manual handling legislation
  • Principles of safer moving & handling
  • Unsafe systems of work
  • Equipment demonstrations & practice
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Evaluation
This course is theory based, although there shall be elements of a practical demonstration by the course candidate.
3 hours.
3 years, this course is accredited.
We can provide this training throughout the UK, at a venue or location of your choice. For more information on our open courses, and prices of on-site training please contact us.

Manual Handling Online Training

Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes of injury at work, to try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced.

The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly including the use of any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.

Course cost:
£35.00 plus vat
Approved by IIRSM & CPD
75 mins
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