Manual Handling Training

About this Course

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations do not set any weight limits for lifting and carrying loads and amendments in 2002 now require employees to have adequate or appropriate knowledge or training in order to make assessments to judge whether safe moving is possible.

Who is this for?

This is an introduction to moving and handling activities for those starting work, returning to work or who need specific training in manual handling, as well as being a suitable qualification for refresher training.  Learners gaining this qualification will understand that moving and handling must be carried out correctly and will recognise its importance in ensuring a safer working environment.

 

Learning Outcomes

Subjects covered include:

•   The reasons for safe manual handling.
•   Manual handling risk assessments principles.
•   Types of equipment that can be used for assistance.
•   The testing requirements associated with manual handling safety.

What are the Benefits for Employers?

The qualification provides an effective means of ensuring that employees are aware of their responsibilities and understand the principles of the safe moving and lifting of loads.

Duration

0.5 or 1 Day awareness courses available.

Certification/Examinations

All those attending with receive a certificate of attendance.

Course Prices

£160 + VAT per person.

This is an in-house only course delivered for 6 delegates or more at your location anywhere in the UK.

Cost for 6 students: £960 + VAT

0.5 Day sessions are available on request – please call us for more information.

What our customers say?

"The course material and delivery by BV Associates was very good, I would highly recommend them to any one looking for similar courses. The instructors are all ex-military so they understand the best way of transferring the information to service and ex-service personnel."
Robert King
MOD
"To me Claire (Learner Administrator BVA Ltd) has always been a blessing to me. l was in a bad place and she held my hand like a son and a mother and not many will understand how bad it was, but am happy with where l am now. Touched by an Angel, thanks Dean Ferguson [Director of Training] for giving us such a kind hearted person."
Michael Mantey, H&S Professional
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