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Manual Handling / Object Handling Theory


Aims This Manual Handling / Object Handling Downloadable Distance Learning Pack aims to reduce the risk of musculo-skeletal injuries caused by poor practice within the workplace through raising awareness of key legislation, guidance and practice.


  • Back care
  • Anatomy & the effects of poor practices
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessment & equipment
  • Safe practices and principles
  • Duty of care & statistics


Learning Outcomes

On completion of this Manual Handling / Object Handling Distance Learning pack each candidate will be able to:

  • Describe ways to maintain a healthy back and how the delegates can take care of themselves in order to reduce the risk of injury
  • Identify common damage to the anatomy from poor lifting and handling techniques
  • Explain how key legislation and guidance relates to employees and employers
  • Demonstrate ways to risk assess the handling of any load and how to take appropriate precautions
  • Highlight ways in which you can reduce or eliminate risk of harm
  • Demonstrate best practice and good techniques when picking up objects
  • Highlight every workers duty in relation to company’s policy and procedure