Training Courses

Manual Handling Awareness

Course Length

0.25 Days

Course Overview

The aim of this course is to educate delegates who perform Manual Handling activities within the workplace to reduce the risk to themselves and others by having the appropriate knowledge and skill set to assess, control and safely carry out manual handling undertakings


  • An overview of the current legislation including guidance document.
  • Definition and understanding of Manual Handling activities.
  • Manual Handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • Appropriate safe system of work including the task and Environment
  • Employer and Employee responsibilities.
  • Mechanical aids and there use in avoiding hazardous Manual Handling activities.
  • Manual Handling and lifting techniques.
  • Team lifting including communication methods.
  • Multi choice test and practical assessment


  • Photo ID
  • PPE to include hard hat with chin strap, safety glasses, coveralls, gloves and boots


A certificate will be awarded upon successful completion.


Esk Offshore Ltd
Unit 3
Spurryhillock Ind Estate
Broomhill Road
AB39 2NH


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