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Manual Handling

Cost Per Person: £55.00 + VAT
Duration: 1/2 Day

Our Manual Handling course is taught by expert instructors and can be carried out at our training facility in Kent in the South East of the UK or at your site if the facilities are suitable. Cost for training at your site may vary.

Please contact Guardian for availability. You can call us on +44 (0) 1795 580 333 to discuss your options.

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Course Aims

The aim of this Module is to encourage positive Manual Handling behaviour and to give delegates the ability to perform Manual Handling tasks in a safe manner in their working environment, with the main focus being on practicing correct handling techniques.

Course Prerequisites

There is no prior learning required but students should be medically fit to carry out any of the techniques required.

Course Details

Duration: 1/2 day
Trainer to Delegate Ratio: 1:12 (max)
Location: Sheerness
Certificate Validity: 3 years

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Understanding of the importance of carrying out manual handling activities in a safe and sound manner in accordance with the Manual Handling Regulations 1992
  • Understanding of Manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • Identification of aspects of their job tasks that could increase their risk of developing muscular/ skeletal injuries
  • Understanding of safe practises of Manual Handling, including the correct handling of equipment using lifting and handling aids
  • Identification signs and symptoms of injuries related to poor Manual Handling techniques and have knowledge of reporting methods
  • A problem-solving approach to Manual Handling in the working environment
  • Manual Handling risk reduction techniques, focusing on practical work to allow the trainer to identify and put right anything the trainee is not doing safely.

Important Delegate Information


All personnel participating in Safety Training shall be medically fit and capable of fully participating. Delegates will be required to sign a statement stating that they are medically fit to participate in the safety training and that they do not suffer from any medical illness or are under influence of any narcotic substance or alcohol.

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