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Manual Handling Skills

Promote a safe and positive working atmosphere by getting rid of the main cause of injuries

  • Group courses available onsite
  • Open venues for single spaces
The law clearly states that employers need to provide training and instruction for all manual handling processes, go beyond the minimum and upgrade to this course
Live classroom training sessions are necessary for this training, which will last 6 hours over a minimum of 1 day. This cannot be offered online as it is a practical course
Manual handling regulations have learning outcomes needed for compliance, which are provided in an accredited certificate that will renew in 1 year. Updates essential

What you will learn on this course

Manual Handling Skills looks at elements risk assessment, minimising risk, and 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 specific industry add-on for your sector. Why don’t you take a look and see how we can make your training, yours.

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Construction and Outdoor Workplaces

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Industrial and Manufacturing

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Healthcare

Pricing

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 skills 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.

I find booking training a headache. The team at Vital Workplace Training took all the stress out of it for me. From finding what I need to delivery, I cannot fault them. Simple, easy to understand training, good practical sessions designed around us.

Andy Whiting, Centre Manager

Fairway Children's Centre

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Book your manual handling skills 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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  • info@vitalworkplacetraining.co.uk

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