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Manual Handling

This course offers a comprehensive overview on manual handling and the responsibilities of all staff when it comes to reducing the risk of injury through manual handling operations.

The course includes practical advice and provides organisations a level of compliance to meet many of their health and safety training obligations.

On completion of the course, you’ll get a certificate with your name, CPD hours, the date and key learning objectives.

The course also contains additional resource materials, useful links and a refresher guide and is available as a demo to ensure suitability.


In this course you will learn:

  • The risks involved in manual handling
  • The law surrounding it, your employer’s responsibilities, and employee’s responsibilities
  • The hierarchy of measures to reduce risk, and some practical advice to get you started
  • How much the average male and female can lift, and the basic techniques of good lifting practice
  • The principles of team lifting, and how to safely move people
  • The muscles used in manual handling, common spinal injuries, and tips on how to look after your back


  • Mind your back
  • Risks and responsibilities
  • How much can you lift
  • Lifting safely
  • Muscle and spinal injuries
£20.00 Exc VAT
  • Duration: 1 hour
    and 30 minutes
  • PDF certificate
  • Unlimited replays
  • 12 months access

Group discounts for organisations

To access multiple courses, or to purchase multiple licences for your organisation or local authority, contact us directly at or 01273 091 301, for information on group discounts.

Annual Solutions

We provide cost-effective annual solutions allowing up to 5, 10, 20 or a whole library of digital courses starting from £12 per learner, subject to requirement. Contact for more information.

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4 reviews for Manual Handling

Very good and easy to understand.
I learnt new things from the course which will inform my practice.

Heather Sim

Ample information for the subject.
I would like to learn through other courses of this format.

Heather Sim

It was a well thought out course.
Very easy to follow and digest information – very good.

Heather Sim

Fantastic course.
Extremely useful and just the right length.

Heather Sim

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