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Manual Handling Basics

Reduce the potential for injuries, comply with law

  • Group courses available onsite
  • Open venues for single spaces


The regulations under Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992 state that all employers are responsible for providing safe working conditions and manual handling processes. This course is for all employees
This 3 hour session, covered with practical elements in a live classroom setting is the perfect course to deliver in your Workplace. Tailor this to your team by adapting workplace specific processes
All the learning outcomes to make you compliant with the law are distilled into an accredited certificate. A regulated option is not available. This course will expire within 12 months

What you will learn on this course

Manual Handling Basics has been designed to focus on the more practical elements of compliance with Manual Handling Operations Regulations (MHOR) 1992 (as amended). Health and Safety Executive strongly recommend refreshing course knowledge and skill every year.

  1. Understand the importance of manual handling in the workplace
  2. Understand how manual handling risk assessments can improve workplace health and safety
  3. Understand the types of manual handling equipment and testing requirements associated with manual handling safety
  4. Apply and demonstrate safe manual handling techniques

Every one of our workplace training courses meets a robust and versatile set of specifications. We carefully plan out our sessions to make sure they’re informative, relevant and enjoyable.

Personalise your training

All of our training courses come with the option to be specifically customised to match your industry. We believe this is what takes workplace training to the next level. You will only learn what is relevant, which means you gain the most from your training as possible.

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Industrial and Manufacturing

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Construction and Outdoor Workplaces


We price our training sessions as competitively as possible so that all businesses, large or small, can access the training they need.

  • For onsite or group training – £275
  • Groups over 12 learners – Call us on 01376 317 760

For all other needs contact us at support@vitalworkplacetraining.com

About your Manual Handling Basics trainers

To find out more about the instructors who will be teaching you your manual handling basics, view their profiles below.

The Team has tailored a training course solution for our organisation and delivered it professionally, efficiently and with excellent results. Not to mention the price was way more competitive compared to other providers, which hasn't affected the quality of the contents at all. Really pleased with them, I'm now looking into acquiring more services from them.

Samuel Ruiz, HR Manager


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Book your Manual Handling Basics training now!

To make a booking for this course, or to find out any further information, feel free to contact us at any time. Whether it’s by phone, email or through our course form, we’ll get back to you as quickly as possible.

  • 01376 317760
  • support@vitalworkplacetraining.com

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