If you are looking for manual handling courses in Manchester or throughout the North West; you are in the right place.

Our manual handling courses are some of the best value health and safety training courses currently available, not only in Manchester but throughout the UK. We have a training centre at The Old Courthouse located in Greater Manchester with easy access from all areas of Manchester and the North West of England via the local motorway network and public transport services.

Is Manchester is too far for your delegates to travel for manual handling training? How about booking a closed course at your venue? We will provide your manual handling training anywhere at the same fantastic rates as local courses plus costs. Please call to discuss your requirements.

Course Outline

This manual handling health and safety course forms part of the comprehensive Safety training provided by Lynwood. It introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handling and gives guidance on safe lifting, pulling and moving techniques. It will enable employees to assess and plan manual handling tasks and to develop safer manual handling techniques in the workplace. Manual Handling is a significant contributor to workplace injuries. In addition to encouraging your employees to contribute to a safe workplace this health and safety training course will help to reduce the likelihood of Manual Handling related injuries. It wil also help employers to comply with their legal obligations in regard to the Manual Handling Regulations and other legal requirements. Open courses are available at our training centre in Dukinfield, Tameside near Manchester.

Manual Handling

  • Identify why we carry out manual handling training
  • Explain what manual handling is
  • Explain what are the typical hazards and associated injuries involved
  • Explain how we can assess manual handling tasks & how we can reduce the risks
  • Demonstrate & practice good lifting technique
This manual handling course would be ideal as a part of any health and safety induction training as it can be tailored to your organisations needs on request. It is intended for all employees and it has been developed with the intention of the easy understanding by most workers.
Learning is confirmed by means of a written test comprising 40 multiple choice questions & a practical assessment.
½ Day
Lynwood – The Old Courthouse
Client location by request.
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