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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

All of our training courses are taught to a robust and versatile specification. To ensure our certificates are correctly accredited, we employ a thorough quality assurance process to every course.

The full qualification specification can be downloaded here

Personalise your training

Unique to Vital Workplace Training, each course has been adapted to include vital safety information for your workplace. As part of this, our training courses come with an optional add-on for your sector or pursuit. Why don’t you take a look and see how we can make your training, yours.

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Industrial and Manufacturing

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Construction and Outdoor Workplaces


It is important to us that all workplaces get access to high quality and tailored training in a budget-friendly way. By constantly reviewing our pricing and tracking the industry changes, we can bring you the most competitive training prices without compromising the standards we have come to be known for.

Don’t see anything that fits? Contact us at info@vitalworkplacetraining.com and we can create your training for you

About your Manual Handling Basics trainers

Want to know more about the trainers that bring quality and professionalism to every course? Click a picture below and get to know the person who will make your training, yours.

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!

If you would like to make a group booking for this course or need help with your training, send us a message, give us a call or email us. Whatever you prefer. We can take it from there.

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