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Manual Handling
Who is this course for….

This half a day Manual Handling training course is designed to benefit anyone who may be at risk of a manual handling injury. Our course is applicable for all industry sectors, targeting attitudes and behaviours at the root of bad practice.

The course will combine key principles through an interactive and engaging approach to reinforce the importance and benefits of correct manual handling at both work and home. We also incorporate relevant content, environments and loads to ensure training is applicable to the delegates on the course.

Training can be done for a maximum of 15 delegates.

Important Details:
1 day
£950 per course
Cetora Training
Start Date:
To be Agreed
Course Brief & Learning Outcome:

This course is designed to reduce the risk of injury from manual handling, using the Manual Handling Operations (MHO) Regulations 1992 as the information source. Manual Handling is the transportation or supporting of a load bodily force, including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, throwing, dropping or moving. The load may be inanimate (box on a trolley) or animate (person or animal).

Course Content

  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Understand the reasons for safe manual handling
  • Employer duties
  • Employee duties
  • Consequences of non-compliance
  • Jargon clarification
  • Manual handling risk assessments contributing to improving health and safety
  • Demonstrate efficient and safe manual handling principles when:
    a) Applying effort to, or moving a load or object manually on their own
    b) Using manual handling aids and equipment
    c) Undertaking a manual handling task as part of a team
  • Understand the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  • LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 – Amended 2002)
  • PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 – Amended 2002)
  • RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrence Regulations 1995)
Other Information:
  • Suitable clothing and shoes must be worn in order to take part in practical exercises. You also must be fit enough to bend both knees and lift small weights such as reams of paper.
  • You must have a suitable classroom facility for the training to take place on your premises.

To show your interest for this course please contact Michelle Visser on or call on 01653 697698

Terms & conditions

1.1) If making a course booking more than 2 weeks from enquiry a 50% non-refundable deposit is to be paid within 48 hours to confirm your course booking. The remaining balance will be due 2 weeks before commencement of the training. An invoice will be raised for the deposit amount upon receipt of the completed booking form.

1.2) If making a course booking less than 2 weeks from enquiry then 100% of the course fees are due to be paid within 48 hours to confirm your course booking.

1.3) If Derwent Training Association do not receive payment for the course booking within the time-frame then your date will be offered to another customer. If final payment is not received before the deadline, Derwent Training reserves the right to cancel the course and the remaining balance is to be paid by the customer.

1.4) For those delegates taking part in a course that requires final examination to gain certification, Derwent Training will not cover the costs of any resits required to pass the course. All resits are to be paid for by the customer. All certificates will be withheld by the training centre until payment has been received.

Register Your Interest…
We only book this course when we have interest from up to 5 delegates. To show your interest for this course please contact Lauren on or call 01653 697698. Alternatively, you can fill in this form.

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