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Manual Handling Techniques at The Construction Skills People Ltd

Course description

This programme is designed for any person(s) who are involved in manual handling in the workplace i.e. Employers, Managers, Supervisors or Operatives

Course Aim:

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of how to minimise the risk of injury to themselves and others by increasing awareness of potential manual handling hazards in the workplace and their outcomes.


  • Health & Safety at work Act 1974
  • Manual handling regulations
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations
  • Accident statistics
  • The functions of the spine and muscular system
  • Typical injuries
  • Hazard identification and assessment of:
  • The task
  • The load
  • The working environment
  • Individual capabilities
  • Correct handling techniques
  • Practical exercises and tuition

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact The Construction Skills People Ltd directly.

Last updated date: 16 September 2015
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