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successful training

Manual Handling – Course Reference 104

This course aims to provide employees working with an understanding and awareness of Manual Handling and their individual and collective responsibilities under the organisation and legislative policies.


On completion of the course learners will: 

  • Identify associated hazards before and during the handling of materials
  • Identify the associated risks
  • Identify and use required PPE correctly
  • Carry out assessment of items to be handled and associated risks
  • Carry out correct lifting techniques
  • Identify alternative handling methods

Course Content 

  • The spine 
  • Definition of Manual Handling
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations and Obligations
  • Identification of hazards
  • Reducing the risks
  • Management responsibilities
  • Employee responsibilities
  • Lifting equipment
  • Lifting methods

Course Duration 

3 hours

Assessment and Certification 

A summative written and practical assessment will follow the completion of this course or group of courses. 

Delivered in your workplace or at our training facility. For prices and availability contact Ersoy Errol on 01159 540166 or