Manual Handling Techniques

The aim of this Manual Handling Techniques Training Course is to ensure that all delegates, after theoretical and practical training and instruction, be able to undertake Manual Handling tasks safely, by use of correct Manual Handling Techniques.

Half day
£80+VAT

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09:30am - 12:30pm

Churchgate House, 56 Oxford Street, Manchester

Course Overview

Health and Safety Legislation is a requirement of employers, under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, that Manual Handling techniques training and instruction to be forwarded to all employees who are required to undertake any Manual Handling tasks as part of their normal duties at work.

Outline of the Course

The aim of this Manual Handling Techniques Training Course is to ensure that all delegates, after theoretical and practical training and instruction, be able to undertake Manual Handling tasks safely, by use of correct Manual Handling Techniques.

Contents of the Course

  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • The Wrong Way to Undertake Manual Handling
  • Tasks Injury Consequences of Use of Incorrect Manual Handling Techniques
  • Correct Manual Handling Techniques (Theoretical and Practical)
  • Assessing the Load to be Moved and the Surrounding Areas Single and Multi-person Lifting (Theoretical and Practical)
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment Course Certification

All delegates will receive a Certificate of Competence as a Manual Handler on successful completion of this Manual Handling Techniques Training Course. 


This workshop covers:

  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • The Wrong Way to Undertake Manual Handling
  • Tasks Injury Consequences of Use of Incorrect Manual Handling Techniques
  • Correct Manual Handling Techniques 
  • Assessing the Load to be Moved and the Surrounding Areas Single and Multi-person Lifting 
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment Course Certification