Manual Handling At Work

This Manual Handling at Work training course will give you an understanding of the causes of fatigue, strain and injury and an awareness of which parts of the body are most at risk when lifting. You will also understand the six key principles of safe handling and lifting. You will be taught how to lift and handle objects and plan the way to carry out these operations. By the end of the course you will understand legal obligations relating to manual handling at work and what is meant by risk assessment. A manual handling risk assessment will be undertaken to test your skills.

This course highlighting best practice to help the employer/employee comply with the Manual Handling Regulations. This course will look at techniques for assisting in client movement. Working to the principle of Minimal Client Handling. This course does not cover hoists and mechanical lifting aids.

Entry Requirements

This course is for any person who is involved in manual handling in the workplace.


Course Duration

3 hours



Anatomy of the spine
Causes of back pain
Returning back to work
Moving & Handling Assessments
Manual Handling Legislation
Principles of safer Moving & Handling
Unsafe systems of work
Equipment demonstrations & practice
Manual Handling Risk Assessment




This course will be delivered at our training facility of G&C Training Centre Ltd. based in Chessington, Surrey within the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames.

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