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Manual Handling Awareness

Qualify to deliver this course in your own workplace via our Manual Handling Train the Trainer course.

about this course

Manual Handling Awareness

Our manual handling training is designed to educate your employees on good lifting techniques with emphasis on integrating these into everyday working practices.

Awareness of how to appropriately manage every day manual handling tasks will minimise the risk of injury within the workplace.

The course complies with the Health & Safety Executive Guidelines for Manual Handling at Work, including recommendations taken from the Manual Handling Operations 1992 (amended 2002).

These regulations specify both employer and employee responsibilities in managing manual handling tasks that are not avoidable.

Course Content

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

By choosing a WorkSafe training programme you or your students will receive

  • A comprehensive student resource pack for each delegate containing a market leading first aid reference manual for use during the class and as post course reference.
  • Professional training delivered by quality assured instructors and a maximum class size of 12 per instructor.
  • Active learning strategies with opportunity for practice in small, relaxed groups monitored by the instructor.
  • Fully interactive presentation materials that use a graphical approach to learning.
  • The opportunity to complete a course evaluation and free download of the WorkSafe App.
  • Successful candidates will be awarded a qualification valid for 3 years and certificated by WorkSafe Training Systems.