Manual Handling Awareness


Prevent Manual Handling injuries in the workplace with our practical advice on assessing the load, using lifting aids and following recommended safe lifting techniques.


This course provides a basic understanding of the anatomy of the spine, sprains and strains, the correct lifting techniques and how to minimise manual handling through the use of lifting aids and team lifts. Includes a short online assessment and a course certificate.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Define the term ‘Manual Handling’ and identify related legislation.
  • Recognise key employer and employee responsibilities.
  • Identify the benefits of controlling manual handling risk and the LITE assessment method.
  • Follow the general safe lifting guidelines for everyday items as recommended by the UK’s HSE.

How to purchase this course:

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