Manual Handling Training

It is very important that employees are trained to help avoid injuries. This course is designed to allow employers & employees to reduce the risk of injury & consequently improve their working environment.

Course Objective

To teach the principles of Human Kinetics, the relevant job safety knowledge involved in Kinetic Handling and the correct methods of manual lifting, carrying and lowering various loads and objects.

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation / statutory requirements (HASWA 1974, MHOR 92, PUWER 98, LOLER 98 etc)
  • Raise awareness of site
  • The need to carry out risk assessments on the job to be done & load to be handled or moved,
  • Intended use of any lifting aids provided by the employer
  • Information on weight limits & guidelines
  • Practical demonstrations followed by supervised practice of correct manual handling techniques in a range of different lifting scenarios.

Course Assessment

By on-going assessment throughout the course and practical sessions

Course Certification

On successful completion of your course you will receive an official certificate of competence.

How to Book

To book please call 01460 242400 to speak to our training professionals