Manual Handling of Goods and People

*This training includes part of the practical training in the form of video feeds so it’s more than the usual┬átheory training that you can attend online.


The training:

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.

Manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year to the enforcing authorities.

It is estimated that in excess of 500,000 people in Great Britain suffer from a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) mainly affecting the upper limbs or neck that was caused, or made worse, by their current or past work.

This Manual Handling Training Course provides the necessary information and training for organisations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place.


This training:

– Was developed by health and safety professionals and accredited trainers

– Ensures compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation

– Accredited by SPTC

– Fully online course and assessment with no time limits

– Full audio voiceover

– Includes practical elements in order to allow a better training for the staff

– Approximate duration: 2 hours

– On completion, unique certificate will be issued

Who should attend?

The manual handling course is aimed at all levels of employees who may undertake manual handling operations, including the transporting of a load of items by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or by bodily force.

This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:

  • Warehouse and factory staff
  • Care assistants and Support Workers
  • Hospital staff
  • Heavy manual labourers
  • Unloading and loading of vehicles
  • Construction and building site workers
  • Office workers
  • Delivery drivers
  • Farmhands


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