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Manual Lifting & Handling Course


Manual Lifting and Handling Course



  • Duration - minimum 5 hours
  • PPE required
  • Certificate provided
  • On-site training available


Course Aims:

  • To understand the safety of workers when carrying out manual handling tasks
  • To state the main aims of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and associated regulations
  • To creat a safe system of work
  • To understand the need for accidental prevention and control


Course content:

  • Introduction - why the need for training?
  • European and United Kingdom legislation
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Manual Handling Operations 1992
  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Basic facts and body mechanics
  • Methods of lifting
  • Planning work


Additional Requirements:

Each candidate requires a safety helmet, boots and any necessary Personal Protective Equipment.

If training is to be carried out on site, a suitable room and area would be required for the theory and practical sessions.

For on site training the client is responsible for supplying equipment in good working order that meets all current regulations and guidance.

Certificate will be issued for a 5 year period on successful completion of the course.

To find out more or book your work at height course contact one of the team 0844 357 7145

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