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?

"Contact with all BV Associates staff was professional, productive and pleasant. The course was delivered effectively and entertainingly, and the support offered to students exceeded that necessary for just the course content, sometimes verging on consultancy! The whole experience was positive and enjoyable. I got exactly that which I needed, and I am very grateful."
Peter Harris
Squadron Leader (RAF)
"Fantastic company, great tutors. Would recommend this company 100% to anyone who wishes to attend any training course."
Gary Sunderland
Ministry of Defence
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