4-hour Manual Handling Course


26 Oct 2023
Manual Handling Course

Aims & Objectives

The 4-hour Safe Moving and Manual Handling course is designed for people who perform manual handling tasks as part of their daily job role, and meets the legal requirements placed on employers to provide adequate manual handling training to their employees.

Course Content

Introduction to Manual Handling
Manual Handling and the Law
The Musculoskeletal System
Mechanics & Movement
Types of Manual Handling Injuries
Risk Assessment
Control Measures for Reducing the Risk of Harm
Principles of Safer Handling
Manual Handling Equipment

Learning Outcomes – Manual Handling Course

On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:

  • To gain an understanding of the anatomy of the spine and general ergonomics
  • To gain an understanding of the risks associated with moving and handling
  • To gain an understanding of relevant legislation and guidelines
  • To gain an understanding and demonstration of safe techniques for moving and handling
  • Risk assessment
  • Safety and confidence when using Manual Handling Equipment

Assessment & Certification

A certificate will be issued to acknowledge attendance which is valid for 3 years.

Cost of Training

Cost of training for a block booking (maximum 12 candidates per course):

Onsite at ROHS = £400.00 + vat per course
Onsite at Company/School = £425.00 + vat per course

This course is ran on request. Please use the form below to make an enquiry about booking. Alternatively, you can call us on 01706 648855 or e-mail samantha@rohs.co.uk for more information.

ROHS – Course Enquiry Form

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