Manual Handling – Principles

Course Description

This is aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work and provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control.

Who Should Attend

This course is essential for all employees who have to carry out any manual handling activities at work, whether regularly or from time to time, it is suitable for all industries, as it can be tailored to suit your specific requirements.

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Course Content

Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees – this includes suitable training. This course is the theoretical and practical elements of the subject and teaches learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities. The course will cover how to identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling, the value of risk assessment and how to apply it, it will also make recommendations to manage risks and hence the candidate will be able to apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks.

Assessment & Award

Candidates will be assessed throughout the course by their participation and willingness to share of their experience. Successful candidates will be awarded an attendance certificate which will detail the syllabus covered.


This course can be either a 1 day course or a half day course,  tailored to suit your needs and requirements.


Our pricing structure aims to be reasonable, simply contact us for a quote.


This course can be carried out at your venue or our training facility in Rainham, Kent


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