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Manual Handling Awareness Course


Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Course Content

    • Trainees will have an understanding of course aims and objectives
    • Have a clear understanding of their responsibilities under Health and Safety Law and other relevant legislation i.e. Manual Handling Regulations 1992
    • Have a clear understanding of the term Manual Handling
    • Manual Handling injuries and examples
    • Manual Handling accident statistics/ ratios
    • Understand the principles for controlling manual handling risks and apply them within their workplace
    • Understand the costs to companies as a result of manual handling related injuries within the workplace
    • Understand how to lift and move loads safely within the workplace
    • Operators duties and responsibilities
    • Kinetic lifting techniques for 1 person lifting and moving, team work
    • Completing manual handling assessments (if applicable)
    • Assess their own work place activities and develop safer methods and tasks in co-operation with their supervisors/managers
    • Correct use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

Duration – ½ Day

1-12 students

Cost- £299.00*

On successful completion, all students will be awarded a certificate of attendance, to allow employers or the self- employed to maintain competency records.

*(All prices based on the client providing a basic venue on site)

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