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Manual Handling Training

Introduction: This course is designed for those who carryout regular manual handling activities at the workplace. This course aims to make the attendees aware of the risks involved with manual handling and techniques adopted to minimise these risks.

Course Outlines:
  • Health and Safety: Moral, Legal and Financial Implications
  • UK and EU Health and Safety Legislation
  • Responsibilities Under Manual Handling Regulations 1992
  • Hazards and Risks in Manual Handling
  • Available Mechanical Alternatives
  • Personal Capabilities for Manual Handling
  • Task, Individual, Lift and Environment
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessments
  • Kinetic Lifting Techniques
  • Practical Session
  • Other Relevant Topics and Issues
  • Conclusions and Discussion

Course Duration: Half Day (3.5 hours)

Venue: Client premises or at Felaw Maltings, 44 Felaw St, Ipswich, IP2 8SJ

Cost (In-house / In-company Course):

£350 + VAT

This price allows for up to 12 delegates and course to be held within London, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire or Norfolk.

To book, and for training outside these regions, please contact us either by phone on 01473 407020 or by email

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