Manual Handling

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Manual Handling


Over 33% of all work-related injuries are from manual handling. In fact, back injuries are the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK and yet most are preventable!

Manual Handling and Health & Safety are a combined course.

This training course is a superb way to show your staff how to lift safely in a high impact in 4 hours course. Once your staff have attended this manual handling training course, they will know have to look after their back properly and your business will be protected from the cost absenteeism and litigation.

Why do staff need this training?

Because more staff than ever are injuring their backs at work and pursuing their employers as a result.

Who is this training course for?

This course is for any person who is involved in manual handling in the workplace or even at home.


To learn how to improve techniques, move and handle loads safely and be able to conduct a personal manual handling risk assessment.


  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Principles of safer Moving & Handling
  • Causes of back pain
  • Unsafe systems of work
  • Returning back to work
  • Equipment demonstrations & practice
  • Moving & Handling Assessments
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Evaluation
Course dates and time:

February: 25/02/2022             August: 26/08/2022

April: 29/04/2022                    October: 28/10/2022

June: 24/06/2022                    December: 16/12/2022

Course length: 1 day / 12 pm to 4 pm.

Class size: Max 10 (average class size 5-8)

Minimum age: 18

Successful candidates receive a certificate in Manual Handling.

More information at the reception of the college.

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