Manual Handling

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Max Number of Delegates: 1 – 10
Duration: 1⁄2 Day
Length of Certification: 3 Years
Accreditation: COTS or NPORS

Who Should Attend

This programme is designed for Employees, Supervisors and Managers who are likely to lift items in various scenarios or for those who supervise a team that may do so.

Course Aim

This course will provide you with the basic skills, knowledge and information to safely lift, carry and manoeuvre items to reduce the risk of damage or injury to various parts of the body.

Training Methods

A proportion of hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials. Students will be required to demonstrate their new skills in a range of scenarios.

Driver CPC Approved

NO, this is NOT a Driver CPC approved course

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation
  • What are the hazards
  • Duty of care
  • Consider Manual handling operations
  • Risk assessments and safe systems of work
  • What is considered manual handling
  • Understand the skeletal structure and how force causes injury
  • Carry out correct manual handling techniques
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • PPE
  • Practical assessment

Additional Information

Delegates attending this course should be 16+ years and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of this training.

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