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Course Information

Manual handling

Course length: Half day
  • Manual Handling

Course overview

Learn techniques for safe lifting and carrying – to avoid strain and injury. You’ll also learn about how to assess risks and using handling equipment.

Why you need this course

You need to take this course if need to do any type of lifting in your job, however infrequent. Avoid possible back pain – know your limits and safe lifting techniques. And if you’re an employer it’s your duty to make sure staff know about lifting safely.

What you'll learn on this course

  • What activities count as manual handling in your job
  • Types of possible injury / anatomy overview
  • Safe lifting and carrying techniques
  • How to avoid strain and injury
  • How to do a risk assessment
  • How to use handling equipment

What you'll get at the end of it

You’ll have valuable knowledge about techniques for lifting and carrying without risking injury or strain which will stand you in good stead in all walks of life.