Principles of Manual Handling

This half day Principles of Manual Handling course is designed as a basic introduction to manual handling.

It is suitable for all employees who may have to carry out manual handling as part of their job, including those who handle deliveries, parcels and boxes.

This course is designed to give learners a greater awareness of manual handling principles, including the basics of safe movement, common manual handling injuries, and equipment used for manual handling.

1/2 Day

Ofqual Regulated

Recomme­nded every 3 years

What does this course cover?

  • Common manual handling injuries
    Manual handling law
    Risk Assessments
    Equipment for manual handling
    Safe movement principles including the anatomy of the body and centre of gravity
    Theories of safe manual handling
    Manual handling equipment

Why Choose First on Scene?

All of our manual handling courses are delivered by professionals with years of industry experience, meaning that our training is of the highest standard. 

 Our trainers draw on their experience to make courses fun, engaging and, most importantly, memorable. 

This ensures that learners leave with the confidence and vital skills needed to perform their roles safely and effectively. 

Book a Course Today

Our manual handling courses can be fully adapted to your specific workplace requirements to create bespoke training that perfectly matches your needs. 

To book a course today or to discuss your requirements, simply call our team on 03303 11 21 99.

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