New Manual Handling Instructor Programme

Manual Handling Instructor Training

September sees the launch of the new WorkSafe Manual Handling training programme. Following requests from WorkSafe instructors who wanted to deliver Manual Handling alongside First Aid we have launched new training materials and an instructor workshop.

WorkSafe are offering an instructor workshop for people wanting to deliver this course, alongside our new manual Handling student pack which includes certification

The Manual Handling Awareness Course content is as follows:

  • Manual Handling and the Law
  • The mechanics of the spine
  • Common injuries
  • Risk assessment and control Measures
  • Principles of Safer Handling

The half day course complies with the Health & Safety Executive Guidelines for the Manual Handling of objects at Work.

Instructor Workshop Entry Requirement: Minimum of L3 teaching qualification

For scheduled courses and price please view our courses page here