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Manual Handling


This course will allow learners to  discover how to protect themselves from the injuries associated with manual handling. It will help each candidate to assess and implement safety measures in order that they comply with regulations and the safe principles related to reducing risks. Each candidate will work through the risk factors and issues relating to manually handling objects in order to fully appreciate and reduce the risks of lifting in their workplace.


The content of this course includes:

  • Injuries caused by manual handling
  • Alternative lifting
  • lifting strategies
  • the avoidance of injuries that occur during manual handling


Each candidate will learn:

  • the relevant regulations for manual handling operations
  • employer and employee responsibilities
  • the risks associated with manual handling
  • how to lift, stack, carry, push and pull loads safely
  • ways of reducing risks
  • the physical principles of safe lifting practice
  • Understand when and how to use mechanised tools for manual handling