Manual Handling


The manual handling course examines the causes of back injury including safe lifting techniques and ways to minimise the risk of a back injury.

  • Overview

    The manual handling course examines the causes of back injury including safe lifting techniques and ways to minimise the risk of a back injury.

    This is a practical course that will be appropriate to all levels of experience.

  • Benefits

    • To understand what is classed as manual handling

    • To identify the hazards and risks associated with manual handling

    • To understand good practice when completing manual handling tasks

  • Structure

    This is a half day course.

    Topics covered include:

    • What is manual handling?

    • Anatomy of the back

    • Health hazards

    • Manual Handling Regulations

  • Information

    Location

    The manual handling course takes place either at:

    • Our purpose-built training facility in Woodbridge, Suffolk, or

    • Harlow Education Consortium

    • Your own premises

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