First Class Safety

Basic Manual Handling

Course Aim

Our Basic Manual Handling course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to perform manual handling tasks safely in the workplace.

Course Summary

Manual handling refers to any activity that involves lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, or moving objects by hand or bodily force. Improper manual handling techniques can lead to musculoskeletal injuries such as strains, sprains, and back injuries.

Course Description

Our Basic Manual Handling Training Course is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely carry out manual handling tasks in the workplace. Manual handling refers to any activity that involves lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, or carrying objects by hand or by bodily force.

The key components covered in our course include:

1. Introduction to Safe Manual Handling
2. Potential Hazards, Injuries and Ill Health
3. Legal Duties and Responsibilities
4. Risk Assessments
5. Manual Handling Controls
6. Principles of Safe Movement 

Location

First Class Safety Health and Safety Training Academy, Swift House, Cosford Lane, Swift Valley Industrial Estate, Rugby, CV21 1QN Or Customer’s Premises

Duration

Half a day

Who should attend?

Anyone who is involved in lifting, carrying, pushing, or pulling objects as part of their job duties should attend basic manual handling training to learn proper techniques and minimize the risk of injury.

Certification

Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance on successful completion of assessment.
It is recommended that this be refreshed annually.