Safe Manual Handling Awareness Training

Course Detail

This training is designed for staff at all levels, who require a general awareness of moving and handling objects which is part of our everyday lives. This makes ideal induction training and a program that can be delivered to all staff. Those who carry out a lot of manual handling duties should consider the full day training which is delivered as a level 2 qualification

Course Duration: 4 Hours

Course Content

  • What is manual handling?
  • Legislation and Statistics:
  • Risk assessments:-
  • Factors relevant to lifting & handling
  • Common unsafe moving and lifting techniques
  • Practical demonstration
  • Selecting and using equipment (if appropriate)


This course is based on continual assessment and knowledge review


On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a certification of attendance valid for 3 years

This course is available as a Level 2 qualification if required


We now run all our East Lancashire courses from the new Burnley Dedicated Training venue which provides free parking and easy motorway access. We also have venues available in Bolton and Chorley.