Basic Manual Handling

On Site Training


Our on-site courses are available across the UK, 7 days a week

Group prices from

£450 + VAT (as little as £37.50 + VAT per person)

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What to expect from this course

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require employers to ensure that all employees are trained and competent in manual handling.

Back injury is a major cause of employee absenteeism and manual handling accidents account for more than a third of all accidents reported each year to the enforcing authorities.

This course will teach staff the safest way to handle objects in the workplace in order to avoid injury.

The course is aimed at all levels of employees including those who undertake manual handling operations either as a key part of their job and those who may need to move supplies and equipment on an infrequent basis.

Subjects covered include:

  • Safety legislation
  • Identifying the Risks
  • Risk Assessments
  • Reducing and Controlling the risks
  • Manual Handling Techniques
  • Record keeping
  • Availability

    This course is available on-site across the UK, 7 days a week.

  • Duration

    2-4 hours (depending on group size)

  • Assessment

    Continuous assessment by the trainer of practical techniques and theoretical understanding

  • Certification

    On completion of the course, learners will receive a Safe and Sound certificate of attendance valid for 3 years

  • E-learning

    Start this course immediately with our easy to use e-learning option:Manual Handling Online Course





What our customers say about our courses

 Very impressed with the high standard of training given by these very experienced paramedics.  It was a confidence booster to be trained by such professional and competent instructors.

Health and Safety Adviser

City of Westminster College

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We were extremely impressed by the training.  The instructor was knowledgeable and it was great to have examples shared to make the learning more real. We have  come away feeling happy and confident with what we have learnt and will definitely be booking more of our team on this training.

Nursery on the Green

Bright Horizons

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Throughout our 10 years of working with Safe and Sound they have always provided excellent training which is delivered by pleasant and professional trainers. The administration procedure is straightforward and they take account of comments we make and adjust their delivery to accommodate our requests.

Business Service Manager

CBC Services Lambeth

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