Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Course Info

Course Duration: Half Day (Morning
Attendees: 1-12
Pre-requisites: None

Intended For

Anyone who is required to lift and move items


Advance Training Certificate

Refresher Period

3 Yearly

Additional Information


Recommended Progression


Course Aims

• Demonstrate the correct method of manual handling of objects.
• Understand their responsibilities under relevant legislation.
• Demonstrate the practices of manual handling and lifting as described in The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

Course Summary

• MHOR 1992
• Relevant regulations/legislation
• Duties of employees
• Duties of employers
• Introduction to manual handling
• Principles of good movement
• Types and causes of injury
• Anatomy of the spine
• Theoretical examination
• Identifying the load
• Mechanical aids
• Task analysis
• Practical application of lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying

Available Dates

  1. Tue, 29th Nov 2022 at 8:30am
    Duration 1/2 day morning
  2. Wed, 7th Dec 2022 at 8:30am
    Duration 1/2 day morning
  3. Tue, 20th Dec 2022 at 8:30am
    Duration 1/2 day morning
  4. Fri, 27th Jan 2023 at 8:30am
    Duration 1/2 day morning


10 Caputhall Road, Deans Industrial Estate, Livingston, EH54 8AS