Manual Handling

To comply with current Health and Safety legislation, SHW at Work (General App) Regulations 2007, Part 2 Workplace and Work Equipment, Chapter 4 - Manual Handling of Loads and Amendment Regulations 2007 all staff who engage in manual handling tasks are required to receive training in assessment of loads and how to lift and handle loads safely.

Course Content

  • Legislation
  • Structure of the Spine
  • Manual handling Injuries
  • Fitness & Back Care
  • Ergonomics
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Lifting
  • Practical: Lifting, Moving. Carrying, Push and Pull


3-4 hours

On Completion

Each participant on successful completion of Manual Handling Training will receive a Certificate issued to them by their instructor. Your Certificate will be valid for 3 years.