Principles of Manual Handling

STS Solutions Training

Principles of Manual Handling Training Course

This is a half day, principles of manual handling training course that has been specifically designed to provide all successful delegates with the essential information they need to know about any potential hazards that may occur and how they can be controlled.

This course will enable all successful delegates to be able to not only identify, but also understand the potential risks which are commonly associated with handling, learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it, make recommendations to manage risks and apply the principles of safe handling to a range of every day manual handling tasks.

This manual handling training course course covers the following subjects:

  • Potential handling hazards, risks and controls
  • How manual handling operations can cause potentially serious injury and harm to you and those around you
  • What the full scope of legal requirements are and where you can find the guidance you need
  • The correct process for assessing the potential manual handling risks within your workplace
  • The value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice
  • Manual handling techniques – lifting loads from low levels/working at low levels/lowering from height/pushing loads/pulling loads/carrying/team handling

Who Could Benefit From Completing This Course?

Anyone working within any industry who’s chief responsibilities within the workplace involve them regularly carrying items within the workplace. This may include anyone who’s currently working within an industrial or office based role but may also be applicable to anyone who drives for a living.

Training Course Dates and Locations

For information on our upcoming course dates and locations, please contact STS Solutions

Training Course Costs
Courses start from just £56.75 + VAT plus VAT per person

To get a quote for the cost of an in house principles of manual handling training course at your premises or for more information on any of our e learning courses or to book a training course, call the experts at STS Solutions today on 01252 728 300 

Download the syllabus here.