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Manual Handling At Work

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Duration: 1 Days*

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  • Gain an understanding of the risks and problems of Manual Handling
  • Be able to prevent high-risk injuries from manual handling of work

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Manual Handling at Work Overview

The Manual Handling at Work course ensures that delegates are able to understand the fundamental risks and issues related to handling heavy objects. Manual Handling can involve lifting, pulling, loading, pushing, and carrying heavy loads and completing any of these actions incorrectly can increase the possibility of causing injuries.


By attending this one day course, candidates will have gained an understanding of the safety and precautionary procedures that should be used in order to avoid injury and other health-related effects. Legal requirements and responsibilities, mechanical supports, and risk calculation are also topics of interest that are taught to further boost the delegate’s understanding of the steps that should be taken to minimise risk.

Manual Handling at Work Outline

This one day course has six key modules

  • Manual Handling and Safe Lifting
  • Risks Involved in Manual Handling
  • Legal Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Assessment of Activities Involved in Manual Handling
  • Mechanical Supports Used in Manual Handling

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at those who have a responsibility to their staff to ensure that health and safety measures are met. For example, Managers, Supervisors, and Safety Advisors. However, this course is open to any individual who would like to attend.



There are no prerequisites for this course.

Manual Handling is the process of moving, lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling a heavy load using bodily force - if completed with the incorrect technique or consideration, manual handling tasks can result in substantial injuries.
At The Knowledge Academy we strive to make training as accessible as possible. We offer training in more locations than any other provider, with over 1200 training locations globally. Hence, we make it easy to find a training venue near you!
All of our trainers have many years of experience and are there to support you through the course.
These Manual Handling courses do not have any exams that candidates need to pass.

Manual Handling at Work Exam

There is no exam required for trainees to take to complete this training course.

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