Manual Handling

Manual Handling


Duration: Half a day


Course content:


The purpose of this course is to provide the candidate with the knowledge and skills to improve their manual handling technique, how to conduct a personal risk assessment, and how to understand the risks linked with manual handling.


  • Manual handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Anatomy and physiology of the back
  • Causes of Back pain
  • Ergonomics
  • Inanimate load handling
  • Mechanical aids
  • Fitness
  • Returning back to work
  • Moving and Handling Assessments
  • Manual handling legislation
  • Principles of Safer Moving and Handling
  • Good handling technique
  • Poor Handling technique
  • Unsafe systems of work
  • Practical Skills


The purpose of this course is to ensure that delegates will be able to carry out safe manual handling techniques. They will also be able to analyse a load and lift it correctly, have an understanding of lifting injuries and the impact of lifting injuries relating to occupational health and the legislation surrounding it.

  • Course Duration

    Half Day (PM)

  • Course Date

    6th July, 2021 (PM)

  • Course Location

    Suite 28, Craven Park Training and Enterprise Centre, Preston Road, Hull.