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Course Content

  • Legal Requirements
  • Back awareness
  • Exercises
  • Ergonomics
  • Working environment
  • Equipment
  • Protective clothing
  • Reporting
  • Practical
  • Assessment
  • Summary

Manual Handling Operations Course

Target Groups

First Responders Ltd - Manual Handling Training Course

Industry, Commerce, Care, Local authority, Public, Community


Back injury is still the number one cause of time off work through injury and long
term illness related to this avoidable problem. This course offers an introduction to
the required manual handling operations regulations and is aimed at back awareness
for staff reducing injury and decreasing such absence within the workforce.

We again offer flexibility within the course structure and can tailor the content to suit your organisations particular needs and staffing requirements. Each student will be
awarded an A4 certificate of competency. These certificates are valid for a period of
three years.


Due to the large amount of equipment required for In – House Training
a parking space will be required for the course tutor as parking fees are not included
within the course fees. Any parking fees incurred will be passed on to the client.

(In House: Max 14 Students)