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Manual Handling


Manual Handling

This course ensures a positive manual handling behaviour is demonstrated at all times, enabling manual workers to perform manual handling activities in a safe manner.

We also offer manual handling training specific to the renewable energy industry.

Key Facts

  • Duration - 1 day
  • Assessment - written and practical
  • Instructor / candidate ratio - 1:10
  • Accreditation - MRS Training & Rescue certificate
  • Lifespan - 3 years
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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course delegates will be able to

  • use and know the correct techniques to be adopted when carrying out manual handling operations

Additional Course Details


This course reduces the amount of manual handling injuries within a company, which can be both costly to an organisation and can inflict hardship on their employee.

Outline Content

  • Identification and recognition
  • Duties under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Component parts of the back and associated injuries
  • Assessment of manual handling operations
  • Lifting techniques

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