Manual Handling

Did you know incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work? Manual handling carried out correctly can protect your employees from injury, giving you a happier and healthier workforce allowing for continued business productivity.

That’s why SHN’s Manual Handling courses are designed to ensure you understand the risk of incorrect manual handling technique, how to carry out manual handling safely and effectively and identify the potential workplace hazards. During our specialised Manual Handling courses, you will be equipped with the essential skills to effectively carry out manual handling and spot hazards in the workplace before it’s too late.

What’s more, as a regulated qualification, you can rest assured that booking one of our courses for your employees means that you have fulfilled your legal responsibility to provide adequate training for those who perform manual handling tasks in their day to day role.

Our Manual Handling courses can be delivered at your place of work at a time and date that best suits you.

  • An open and friendly learning environment
  • Interactive training
  • Groups of up to 12 people

Take a look at our Manual Handling courses below and book your place today!

What you need to know

The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require you to provide your employees with health and safety information and training. You should supplement this, as necessary, with more specific information and training on manual handling injury risks and prevention as part of the steps to reduce risk.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 as amended in 2002 legally oblige you to ensure your employees are trained in manual handling.

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