Manual Handling Training

Description: Back problems is a huge cause of lost working days every year. This course is designed to familiarise employees with the correct methods and techniques to protect themselves while moving items by hand in the course of their work. This is a vital area for employers to cover with their staff to comply with their risk assessments and to reduce sick leave amongst their staff. The course takes three hours and can be done on your premises.

  • Introduction
  • Relevant law
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Assessment of loads
  • Lifting techniques
  • Practical exercises
  • Course summary


Duration: 1/2 Day

Max Number of Students: 12

Certification: All staff will complete a practical test moving simulated loads. A Certificate of attendance will be issued following successful completion of course.

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