Manual Handling/Lifting

The 1992 Manual Handling Regulations state that it is the duty of the employer to ensure all his staff are properly trained in correct lifting techniques.

This half or one day course is to instruct employers or employees how to lift, carry, manoeuvre and lower heavy loads safely, using aids or assistance appropriate to their particular type of work. They will also learn about techniques that can be utilised to minimise effort and risk of injury when handling loads.

Course prerequisite: None

Certificating Body: Lantra or NPORS

Course Length: 1/2 day or full day

Course Times: 9.00am to 1.00 pm or 9.30am to 4.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £100 + VAT or in house course prices on application.

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client

Maximum Trainees: 6

By the end of our course you'll be able to:

  • State the principles of safe lifting to minimise risk of injury
  • Be aware of parts of your body that are at risk of injury due to poor handling techniques and understand common injuries and how they occur
  • Better recognise the you handle of manual handling and how to help reduce them in your workplace.

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