Course Overview (Benefits)

This course is designed to raise awareness of the risks associated with poor manual handling practices. The aim of this course:

  • Complying with Legislation underlined by HSE the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

  • Improved safety culture and staff morale

  • Reduced risk of accidents and incidents

  • Reduced risk of claims and prosecutions

  • Improved staff retention

Course Content / Topics Covered

This course ensures that you comply with legislation and covers topics that teach skills that can be transferred to a real life situation, including:

  • Introduction to Manual Handling

  • Manual Handling and the Law

  • The Musculoskeletal System

  • Mechanics of Movement

  • Types of MH Injuries

  • Risk Assessment (T.I.L.E.)

  • Safe Handling Principles

  • Manual Handling Equipment

  • Course review and evaluation

Course Duration

2 Hours

Target Group


Assessment and Certification

You will be assessed by continuous observation by the trainer; you will perform a practical demonstration of safe handing techniques and complete a theory test. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a Manual Handling certificate; this will be valid for 3 years.

Location of the Training

Training will take place at our Head Office in Newton-le-Willows or can be conducted at your own place of work. Click Here to view information on our training centre.



Method of Delivery

This course is made up of classroom based learning and a practical demonstration.

Course Requirements

Suitable clothing for light lifting should be worn.

What happens next?

If you would like more information or wish to book onto this course, contact our team on 01925 222 455 or email

Training Packages

D&B Training Ltd offer course packages that save you time and money. Simply choose the training courses you require from our huge range and we will put a package together that covers all of your regulatory requirements. your new training package will be booked in to be as convenient as possible for you and your employees, also booking a block of training comes with heavy discounts!

Our staff are very knowledgeable and are able to provide you with the best training courses for your industry, so if your having trouble figuring out which courses you require, contact us on 01925 222 455 and book your training package today!

Contact Us

D&B Training Ltd

Progress House, 172 Southworth Rd, Newton-le-Willows WA12 0BS

Phone: 01925 222 455

D&B Training Ltd have been providing quality training solutions to industry since 1989.

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