Manual Handling Course

Duration: Half day course.

Attendees: Basic Safe Moving and Handling of Objects course is intended as an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.

Course Content

Course Objectives

  • Introduction & Welcome
  • Course Aims & Objectives
  • What is Manual Handling
  • Hazards & Risks, Legislation
  • The importance of risk assessment
  • Causes of manual handling injuries
  • Structure and function of the spine
  • Identify hazards
  • Control measures
  • Correct lifting procedures
  • Practical demonstration and exercise
  • Test Paper (Theory)
  • Summary & Close

Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment. Course can be tailored to suit clients own arrangements


A Certificate of Training will be issued to all those who complete the course to a satisfactory standard.

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