Manual Handling

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  • Approved Certification
  • Yorkshire

The Manual Handling course will help raise awareness and develop the knowledge and skills regarding ‘manual handling techniques’.

Course Content:

The course covers the following key areas:

What does ‘manual handling’ mean?
Types of injuries
Risk assessments
Safe systems at work
Safe handling techniques
Guidelines for lifting and lowering
Team handling
Mechanical aids

On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

Appreciate types of injury that may be caused
Recognise the correct position and grip for manual handling operations ie:
1. Lifting

2. Lowering

3. Pushing

3. Pulling

Select suitable methods of manually moving loads based on size, weight and shape
A short question paper will be completed to reflect the learning outcomes.


Appris Charity Limited,

BTAL House,



BD4 8AT,

Tel: 01274 668 149