Manual Handling Risk Assessment


The Manual Handling Risk Assessment course is based upon the principles of safe moving and handling of loads known as the 'kinetic' approach to manual handling,

Delegates will undertake a number of practical manual handling risk assessments throughout the session. As this manual handling training course is very interactive, it is advised that delegates are reasonably fit and able to take part in the majority of practical manual handling activities, and wear clothes best to suit the occasions.

Who Should Attend?

This course is aimed at those responsible for performing a manual handling risk assessment.

Course Content

  • How to risk assess manual handling (risk assessment)
  • Health and Safety Legislation - the Health and Safety at Work Act and Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Avoiding unnecessary lifting and implementing safety controls and procedures to avoid injury
  • Practical demonstration and exercises of safe lifting techniques

Course Material

Each delegate on the Manual Handling Risk Assessment course will be issued with a workbook to assist them both during and after the course. This workbook will contain information, guidance and forms to assist manual handling risk assessors.

The course is designed to be interactive, allowing delegates the opportunity to develop their skills with the support of the course tutor.

Course Tutor

Our health and safety trainers are qualified and experienced health and safety professionals with an appropriate background in this topic and in delivering engaging health and safety training.

All consultants hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

Course Duration

The Manual Handling Risk Assessment course is delivered over one day.


Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.

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This course is primarily delivered in-house at your premises. The course content can be tailored to your specific requirements, taking into account the specific dangers and working practices of your particular company and industry. It can also be combined with one or more other courses to create a truly bespoke training programme for your employees.

For more information please call 0115 984 9940 or send us an online contact form with a description of your training requirements by clicking the button below.

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