Practical manual handling awareness

Who is it for?

Anyone who carries out manual handling tasks as part of their job and have not been trained on correct methods.




Course content overview

  • health and safety regulations relating to manual handling
  • the human spine and the effect of incorrect lifting technique
  • common manual handling mistakes
  • aggravating factors – weight of load, distance carried and repetition
  • team lifting techniques
  • safe lifting techniques

What you need to do before attending?

It is recommended that trousers or casual clothing is worn to this course.

How long does this course last?

0.5 days

Who will provide this training?

Health and Safety Team

How much does this cost?

Contact Talent and Organisational Development Team for details

When is this course running?

Practical manual handling