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Manual Handling

Manual Handling

About the course

This Manual Handling course covers the basic safety, knowledge and competence required when picking up and transporting large and heavy items/goods.  

Course Aims

This course aims to teach you the importance of carrying out work duties in a safe and sound manner in accordance with legislative requirements.

Blended Learning Approach

The theoretical elements of Safer at Work courses have now moved online as e-Learning modules. This allows you to study flexibly, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home or the office. Support and assistance will be available from the instructor delivering this course.

You will still be required to visit Safer at Work’s training venue to complete the practical elements of the course.

Course Details

Duration (including blended learning): 0.5 days

Duration (practical assessment only: 0.25 days

Trainer to Delegate Ratio (Assessment): 1:12

Location: Winchester

Certificate Validity: 24 months

Cost: £59.00 + VAT

Course Objectives

On completion of this Manual Handling course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of carrying out work duties in a safe manner
  • Identify aspects of your job tasks that could increase your risk of developing muscular injuries
  • Demonstrate a problem-solving approach to manual handling

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