MH01 Manual Handling

Course Information
  • 1/2 day
  • 12:1
  • Warrington, Stafford, Blaydon, Linlithgow, Enfield or Client's Site
  • £63 per person, £525 for a full course at our training centre or £578 at your site

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Course Information
  • 1/2 day
  • 12:1
  • Warrington, Stafford, Blaydon, Linlithgow, Enfield or Client's Site
  • £63 per person, £525 for a full course at our training centre or £578 at your site

  • Course Aim:


    Most workplaces still involve a considerable amount of lifting and moving. Loads that need to be lifted or moved can often be heavy, awkward, repetitive or even dangerous. Accidents as a result of manual handling activities account for approximately a third of all workplace injuries. Damage to the back and other parts of the body can cause ill health, ruin lives and affect businesses.

Further Information:


Explain what is meant by the term ‘manual handling’
Understand the implications of lifting and moving loads
List the causes of manual handling injuries.
Understand and conduct a basic risk assessment for manual handling.
Demonstrate the kinetic method of safe lifting.

Course content includes:
What is manual handling?
Accidents and injuries from manual handling
Consequences arising from manual handling injuries
Causes of manual handling injuries
Causes of back pain
The spine, its structure and function
Four basic requirements for manual handling
Risk assessment and manual handling
The kinetic method of safe lifting.
Practical demonstration

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