The Manual Handling course provided by Morley Safety Consultants is designed to instruct employees in the theory and practice of safe manual handling. To comply with Part 4 Chapter 2 of the “General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”, which states that staff engaged in manual handling must be given training in the safe manual handling of loads. 


Manual Handling Training Course Objectives

On completion of this Manual Handling course participants will be able to:

  • Recognise a load which is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
    • Conduct a manual handling risk assessment
    • Lift and handle loads safely.
    • Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
    • Manual handling legislation
    • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
    • Principles of levers and laws of motion
    • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
    • How the body is harmed through incorrect manual handling techniques
    • Importance of physical fitness
    • Personal protective equipment
    • How to handle loads safely
    • Practice in safe manual handling of loads to include:-
      • Lifting to and from ground level
      • Lifting to and from a height
      • Lifting to and from a Bench
      • Team Lifting
      • Pushing
      • Pulling

-Lifting bags/sacks or other loads appropriate to the workplace


Please feel free to call for a no obligation quotation for all your training and safety requirements


½ day course

Booklet included

Certification valid for 3 years

Prices available on request



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