Manual Handling of Objects Training

Who is this training course for?

Our Moving and Handling of Objects training course is for those who have to lift or move objects and loads as part of their daily job.

This course looks at a number of areas including manual handling risk assessment, safe handling practices and principles, details of the “Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992″, and much more.

Why might you need manual handling training?

It is a legal requirement to provide your staff with suitable manual handling training, if lifting and moving objects are part of the employees role.

Manual handling injuries account for approximately 36% of all work related accidents and injuries.

How much does ths training course cost?

Our “Manual Handling of Objects” training course can be delivered in two ways. Course lengths and costs are as follows:

  • Initial Full Course (3hrs) – £325 (for up to 12 people)
  • Refresher Skills Update Course (3hrs)- £310 (for up to 12 people)

Our training can be delivered at a time and place that suits you.

What does the Manual Handling course cover?

Our course covers a range of topics, including both the practical and legal side of handling and moving people.

Specific topics include:

  • Spine awareness and back care
  • Manual handling hazards
  • Manual handling injuries and what causes them
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Safe handling practices and principles
  • Ergonomics of the spine
  • Responsibilities imposed by the “Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992″
  • Practical Excercises

Benefits of attending:

Our Moving and Handling of Objects Training is designed to prevent workplace injuries, financial loss to your business and comply with current health and safety regulations.

We deliver training at a time and date that suits you at your premises.

Assessment and Certification:

Assessment of those taking part in our Moving and Handling of Objects course is through interaction and continuous assessment by the trainer with the learners. Certificates are issued on completion of training.

Where does this course run?

We can arrange to run this course at a time and place that suits your business, though it’s typically run within the business premises.

We regularly run external courses that employees can attend, where they will learn alongside individuals from other organisations.

To date, the course has been run across central Scotland, including Greater Glasgow, Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde and beyond.

Interested in booking or have more questions?

Get in touch. Either call us on 0141 561 2735, or visit our contact page for more contact details.