Manual Handling Training Courses

in York

This course raises awareness of the dangers associated with lifting and handling objects in the workplace

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Manual Handling Training

The Manual Handling Training course teaches moving and handling of objects in the workplace. This includes pushing, pulling, lifting and any other type of movement of objects.

Through this manual handling training course, employers can ensure that they and their employees are sufficiently trained in the principles and practices of safe manual handling.

This course is designed to provide organisations with the necessary information and training to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to conduct a risk assessment, and how to ensure appropriate control measures are in place.

Who should take this course?

The Elite Safety Services manual handling course is for employees who undertake manual handling operations.

This includes: lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, manoeuvring, steadying or transporting.

This is ideal for:

  • Warehouse and factory staff
  • Manual labourers
  • Construction workers
  • Building site workers
  • Office workers
  • Delivery drivers
  • Agricultural workers

Manual Handling Training FAQs

What does the Manual Handling course cover?

The Elite Safety Services Manual Handling course will cover

  • Risk factors with Manual Handling and how injuries can happen
  • Using mechanical aids
  • How to carry out safe manual handling and safe handling techniques
  • Practical work heling the trainer identify mistakes the trainee is making with manual handling
Is Manual Handling training a legal requirement?

Employers must protect your workers from the risk of injury associated with manual handling.

UK law sets out how employers must deal with risks associated with manual handling through:

  • Avoiding hazardous manual handling,
  • Assessing the risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling operations that cannot be avoided
  • Reducing the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling too as low as reasonably possible
Is this Manual Handling course accredited?

The Manual Handling course is accredited through the CPD Certification Service.

All training is checked for quality and the training is fully up-to-date. 

Who is this training suitable for?

This training is ideal for:

  • Warehouse and factory staff
  • Manual labourers
  • Construction workers
  • Building site workers
  • Office workers
  • Delivery drivers
  • Agricultural workers
What is the cost of the training?

All of our training is bespoke to our clients. Contact Elite Safety Services today for a quote.

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Elite Safety Services are a great support to The City & Capital Group.

As we grow our business and offer home working, ensuring we comply with all health and safety requirements is important.
Health & Safety is such a minefield, but Scott made the whole process straightforward. We can rest assured we are not just compliant today. As our business changes shape, Scott will be on hand, an extension to our team!

Thanks Elite Safety Services

Victoria Hicks

Group Director

Health and safety consultancy services for City & Capital Group