Principles of Manual Handling

This principles of manual handling level 1 qualification is aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, introducing candidates to the risks of manual handling and the health and safety controls available. The course is appropriate for all employees who handle materials, boxes, mail and packages including industrial, mechanical, construction, warehousing, logistics and office workers.

Who needs principles of manual handling?

This principles of manual handling training course covers the process of manual handling in the workplace, injuries and the activities which cause them. By the end of the course delegates will be able to identify the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved and controls available, and identify what to expect from a manual handling assessment. The course is popular with all business where employees handle materials, boxes, mail and packages, including offices, shops, local authorities, industrial units, factories, warehouses, restaurants, the leisure industry, cafes, hotels, pubs, schools, care homes and many more.

Training Programme

  • Process of manual handling in the workplace
  • Injuries from manual handling
  • The activities which cause injuries
  • Manual handling assessment
  • Manual handling control options
  • Responsibilities of the manual handling regulations
  • Multiple choice examination

Training Outcomes

  • Identify the hazards of manual handling
  • Identify the risks involved
  • Identify the controls available
  • What to expect from a handling assessment
  • Safe manual handling in the workplace

Martin Maddra

Training Organiser
and Health and Safety Trainer
Level: Beginner
Ideal for anyone who needs health and safety in a working environment
Duration: Half Day
Each candidate will receive a certificate of satisfactory completion
Assessment is carried out through a multiple choice examination
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