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Manual Handling Training Course


Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work and it can also have significant consequences for long term health with the risk of musculoskeletal disorders.


Why Choose A Manual Handling Training Course?

Our Manual Handling Training course teaches the importance of correct handling techniques and all the risks and hazards surrounding manual handling. The training will also cover applicable legislation, risk assessment, practical steps for risk reduction and key responsibilities of the individual.

Being competent in manual handling techniques in the workplace is a legal requirement, and this online Manual Handling Course provides everything you need to know to be compliant with regulations as well as reduce the risk of injury.


Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for any employee that regularly carries out manual handling in the workplace such as lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying items. This covers many job roles including: Warehouse and factory staff, delivery drivers, construction workers, manual labourers etc. 

employee instructured for manual handling course

Legislations relating to Manual Handling


This Manual Handling Training Course ensures compliance with the following regulations:

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure that all employees receive adequate training so they are competent in manual handling (which includes the lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying and movement of anything by hand or bodily force). 

Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999

The Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 also require that every employer must ensure that their employees are provided with adequate health and safety information and training.


Course syllabus

  • What is Manual Handling?
  • Manual Handling Regulations
  • Safe Handling
  • Learning Safe Handling Habits
  • Practical Manual Handling Solutions
  • Use of Mechanical Aids

Course duration 

75 minutes (This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off). With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints.


The course consists of six modules with questions at the end. You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass. On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately.

Manual Handling Training Course


If you are interested in starting your Manual Handling Training Course, book your place right away!


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