Road Haulage Association

Manual Handling

Price: £ 550.00 + VAT

What is Manual Handling? The handling of loads by human effort. This includes lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying, throwing or moving items. Why is training necessary? To prevent accidents and injuries and because it is a legal requirement under Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 which require employers to:

  • Identify manual Handling operations
  • Reduce manual Handling risks
  • Train and inform employees

Our half-day course covers employer and emnployee duties and responsibilities, the safe working principles involved in a variety of activities, risk factors and controls and templates of risk documentation for you to use within the workplace.

Course Content:

  • Manual handling Regulations 1992 overview
  • Costs of accidents and injuries
  • Risk Assessment Exercises
  • Understanding anatomy – contributory factors to musculo-skeletal problems
  • Effects of poor technique
  • Mechanics of lifting
  • Risk Assessment Principles
  • Kinetic lifting techniques

This course is classroom based therefore no specialised equipment or materials are required.
An information booklet, handouts and a certificate of attendance will be issued for generic use.
Please note: The person chosen for training must be of sufficient experience to deliver training.

Available for a maximum of 8 delegates each session.

Course Duration: up to 4 hours

Cost includes full seminar course notes and a certificate of attendance.

Train the Trainer Version £795.00 + VAT

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Scotland & Northern Ireland

Telephone: 01506 414 073 (Mon-Fri) 09:00-17:00


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Telephone: 01733 261 456 (Mon-Fri) 09:00-17:00




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