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Manual handling

This course covers both theory and practical exercises to ensure safe manual handling techniques are utilised in the workplace. It provides participants with the basic skills and knowledge for moving and handling loads safely and correctly.

Level: Basic
Duration: 2 hours

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone who regularly moves objects as part of their role.

What are the outcomes?

On completion of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the theory that underpins safe moving and handling of objects
  • Confirm and perform what techniques can be used for the safe moving and handling of objects
  • Complete a display screen equipment (DSE) work station assessment

Additional information

A Moving and Handling Assessment Profile is completed by each learner.

A refresher must be undertaken annually for this course. This course can be delivered in-house if required.

For further details or to book this course, please contact us via our online form, call our team on 01432 383500 or email You may also search for upcoming open courses on CPD Online.