Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Training Certificate Course Outline

  • Course duration is for 1 day
  • Maximum 10 delegates per day
  • Certificate of Attendance is awarded on successful completion of this training course

Course Objectives

  • Raise awareness of manual handling operations
  • Reduce accidents / injuries
  • Improve productivity and reduce costs

Manual Handling relevance at home and in the workplace

  • Techniques to reduce risk and prolong the working life of the back

Health & Safety Compliance

  • Manual Handling Operations & Regulations (MHOR) 1992
  • Employer and Employee duties under the Health and Safety at Work Act 74
  • Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations (1992)

Manual Handling Injuries

  • Injury patterns
  • Causes and avoidance of injury

Risk Factors in Manual Handling Operations

  • The Task
  • Individual capabilities & limitations
  • The Load
  • The Environment


  • Risk Assessment
  • Implementing measures to reduce risk, creating new habits.
  • The benefits of the ergonomic approach

Handling Techniques

  • Using Kinetic Lifting Principles

Good Lifting Techniques

  • Explained within the relevant workplace using the practical tasks the delegates would be expected to carry out on a daily basis.


Area Covered

  • Aberdeen
  • Arbroath
  • Dundee
  • Edinburgh
  • Fort William
  • Fraserburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Inverness
  • Kilmarnock
  • Oban
  • Perth
  • Peterhead
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Training Grants

Grants and funding can be available. Many local councils are offering  up to 75% funding for training. Contact us for further help.

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BB Training Services Ltd.
Reg. in Glasgow SC353752
Vat No. 172 1078 28

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