Manual Handling Principles

This course is designed to deliver theoretical knowledge in relation to safer moving and handling techniques.  It is beneficial as an introductory course for staff working in a variety of sectors.  It provides the techniques and information required for safe working practices within the workplace.  The course is designed to give an introduction or up-date skills in the safer manual handling of objects.

Who should attend?

Anyone working within a role that requires handling of objects.

Course content

  • Manual handling injuries
  • Current legislation
  • Employer / employee responsibilities
  • Basic spinal anatomy and posture
  • Common risk factors and pre-handling risk assessments


3 hours


£45.00 per person

Assessment and certification

Ongoing assessment by the trainer throughout the day with quizzes to checking understanding.  On successful completion of the course a Certificate of Attendance is provided.