Manual Handling Training


Training Societi PDF A4 Certificate emailed after course completion

Hard copies and an ID card are available at £10+VAT per person

½ Day · 1:15pm - 4:15pm

£55 + VAT per person

  • Free parking
  • Useful handouts
  • Hire of equipment
  • Free refreshments
  • Free letter of attendance on request whilst certification is processed


  • Bristol
  • On site by arrangement


If you have 1 to 16 delegates you can attend an open training course. Per person price is for our open public coures only.

On-site training available on request, please contact us for pricing and availability.

Manual Handling is the moving of any load by bodily force, including lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling or carrying.

All employees by law should be trained in the correct techniques in association with the product/equipment they will be using during the working day.

Course objectives/outcomes:

  • H&S Laws & Regulations – Manual handling Operation Regulations 1992 (amended 2002)
  • The responsibilities of the employer and employee
  • What exactly is manual handling, and what types of injuries can occur
  • Good posture, biology of the back, combined with how you should look after it
  • Techniques for lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying loads

  • Risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • Mechanical Aids available on the market to assist with your manual handling assessments
  • The importance of issuing and using the correct PPE  for the task product and sequence of works
  • Importance of adhering to your existing company Manual Handling policy
  • Safe handling technique videos
  • Test paper/questions/ handouts & review


This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.

Important note: Please note the e-learning course is an awareness course only, we advise ensuring that an e-learning course is suitable for your requirements, e-learning courses are non-refundable.

Approved by IOSH, IIRSM & CPD – Duration 75 mins* – £15.00 + VAT

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7 655 0.5 £55.00 + VAT St Annes – Bristol (PM Course) Mon 16 Dec 2024

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Who needs this training

Essential for any staff who lift or move loads, we also advise that supervisors, managers and business owners attend to learn about mechanical aids, unsafe loads and safe working conditions. Also highly recommended for those who are involved in the purchase of manual handling aids and producing company policy.


Trainer - Alan Bigwood
Alan Bigwood

Alan is our Senior Trainer and Technical Director.

He spent 30 years as a Health & Safety Director of a National Construction company, so he has the muddy boots experience, the qualifications, the stories as well as the likability and sense of humour so crucial to helping people understand the importance of Health & Safety in the workplace.

Course feedback

I now know how to lift correctly; good clear instructor.

Julie French - Administrator

We Care and Repair

Make the simple things more relevant, makes the obvious stand out, very light course.

Dean Hawkins - Managing Director

Hawkins Insulation Ltd


I think it was very well presented which made me understand all necessary theory required to be safe.

Invaluable knowledge to take forward, eye opening and learnt a great deal.

Glen Dunne - Supervisor

Coldstar UK


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