Manual Handling of Objects

The Moving and Handling of Objects training course is targeted at professionals who engage in manual handling tasks as part of their job responsibilities. This 3-hour course, covers a wide array of topics such as spine awareness, risk assessment, and legal obligations under the “Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.”

Designed to prevent 36% of work-related injuries attributed to manual handling, the course offers both practical exercises and theoretical knowledge, with continuous assessment leading to certification.

Who is this training course for?

Our Moving and Handling of Objects training course is for those who have to lift or move objects and loads as part of their daily job.

This course looks at a number of areas including manual handling risk assessment, safe handling practices and principles, details of the “Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992″, and much more.

Why might you need manual handling training?

It is a legal requirement to provide your staff with suitable manual handling training, if lifting and moving objects are part of the employees role.

Manual handling injuries account for approximately 36% of all work related accidents and injuries.

What does the Manual Handling course cover?

Our course covers a range of topics, including both the practical and legal side of handling and moving people.

Specific topics include:

  • Spine awareness and back care
  • Manual handling hazards
  • Manual handling injuries and what causes them
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Safe handling practices and principles
  • Ergonomics of the spine
  • Responsibilities imposed by the “Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992″
  • Practical Excercises

How much does this training course cost?

Our “Manual Handling of Objects” training course can be delivered in two ways. Course lengths and costs are as follows:

Initial Full Course (3hrs) – £325 (for up to 12 people)
Refresher Skills Update Course (3hrs)- £310 (for up to 12 people)
Our training can be delivered at a time and place that suits you.