Manual Handling Courses
Manual Handling Training Online and On-site
The manual handling course is a step in the right direction to following the manual handling operations regulations 1992. Manual handling is defined as any transporting or supporting of a load (including lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving) by hand of bodily force.
The course will not just teach the technique of lifting but is aimed at changing the mindset of individuals in-regards to manual handling. We believe that a better understanding of the risks involved will lead to fewer injuries in the workplace.
OPTIONAL: It is possible to combine this course with a half day course such as the working at heights course to create a fully bespoke training day.
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The following is covered in both our online and face to face training:
- What is manual handling?
- Functions of the spine
- Movement of loads
- Manual handling injuries
- Lifting Aids
- White goods, pallets etc.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is manual handling?
Manual handling is defined by any transporting or supporting of a load by hand of bodily force.
Do I need to do manual handling training?
Yes, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, places responsibility on employers to ensure that employees involved in manual handling tasks, has the appropriate trianing.
How often should I be trained?
Training should always be re-done every 3 years. However, annual refresher training is highly recommended by the HSE.
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