Safe Manual Handling

This course is for those staff who are required to carry out manual handling of loads as part of their job. This training will benefit anyone who has to carry out any manual handling by introducing them to hazards and risks involved and controls that are available to help prevent injury.


A half day course

Training aims

To inform attendees of hazards involved and how manual handling can cause injury and harm. To increase awareness of the importance of correct procedures. To provide an overview of manual handling risk assessment.

Session Content

  • Understanding the hazards
  • Injury and harm
  • Legal requirements
  • Assessing risks and factors
  • The value of manual handling risk assessments


A multiple choice question paper

Successful completion is necessary to achieve the SHE Unit Certificate.

Maximum number of attendees

Ideally 14.

Course dates.