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Manual Handling

Training your employees with our CPD and IIRSM approved Manual Handling Course will go a long way to raising awareness around the dangers that poor manual handling poses, as well as covering safe handling techniques, practical solutions to manual handling issues and the use of mechanical aids. Protect your business with this Online training course.

Course information

Manual handling, or to be accurate, incorrect manual handling, is one of the most common causes of injury at work.

To try and combat manual handling problems, the Manual Handling Operations Regulations were introduced.

The Regulations lay out duties for both employees and employers. They give a general requirement that employees must be trained to manually handle correctly, including the use of any equipment their employer provides to handle loads safely.

This Manual Handling course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks.

It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling.

It finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.

Please note that this is an awareness course only. If your duties include manual handling, you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

Duration: 75 minutes


  1. What is Manual Handling?
  2. Manual Handling Regulations
  3. Safe Handling
  4. Learning Safe Handling Habits
  5. Practical Manual Handling Solutions
  6. Use of Mechanical Aids


The Manual Handling course is recommended and approved by the following bodies:

Manual Handling
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The course was fantastic! Very informative and cost effective. The modules are insightful and written in a professional way. Overall, I was very happy with this training and am looking forward to applying what I have learned. Thank you.

Leyla, Warrington
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