Manual Handling Awareness

Protecting the backbone of your business

Who is it for?

Unsafe practice when moving or handling heavy or large items in the workplace can lead to injury resulting in long term health problems and absenteeism from work. This half day course is ideally suited to anyone who carries out tasks involving lifting or moving, and is relevant for those supervising manual handling operations so that they can guide in best practice and reduce the potential for incidents or accidents

What will I learn?
  • Principles of good manual handling following safe systems of work
  • Handling equipment and its application in supporting good lifting and moving techniques
  • Recognising hazards and their potential danger and consequences

Course Details

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Duration: 0.5 Day
  • Member: £115
  • Non-Member: £136

All fees subject to VAT

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Course Overview
  • What constitutes manual handling
  • How the human body works in relation to manual handling
  • Types of injuries and accident rates
  • Assessing the task and situation; selecting the right method
  • Applying regulations and best practice
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Course Dates
Course commences;

27 October 2017
23 February 2018
20 April 2018
27 July 2018

Company Sponsored Option

This course is also available as a company sponsored option which is for your delegates only, this is a flexible solution and can be tailored to reflect your business needs, delivered on a date, time and place to suit you - please contact us.


Group Discounts

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

5% off for 2-3 people
8% off for 4-5 people
12% off for 6 or more people

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