Endorsed by RoSPA and Site Rite

This ‘Principles of Manual Handling’ e-Learning course is indispensable for individuals engaged in tasks involving heavy items. Participants will delve into essential principles aimed at mitigating injury risks by identifying and addressing common manual handling hazards comprehensively. Through interactive modules and practical examples, learners will develop a deep understanding of best practices, enabling them to execute manual handling tasks safely and effectively in diverse work environments.

This eLearning program offers comprehensive awareness education, laying the groundwork for understanding key concepts. However, achieving proficiency necessitates a multifaceted approach, including face-to-face training, personalised coaching, and ongoing supervision. These additional modalities are instrumental in honing the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively implement the learning within your organisation, ensuring practical application and sustainable success.

This course can be delivered at the academy or on site if conditions are suitable.

Course Outline

This course has been designed to cover the following areas:

  • Describe manual handling legal responsibilities
  • Describe and demonstrate safe lifting techniques
  • Describe how your back works
  • Assess the task, your individual capacity, the load and the environment
  • Explain why avoiding manual handling is the best policy

On Completion

Upon successful completion and achievement of this course, learners will receive a nationally recognised Certificate of competency to safely lift and handle loads of all types


Who Should Attend?

This course should be attended by any construction personnel that are required to lift or move objects and techniques necessary to safely lift and handle loads of all types..

All attendees are required to provide photographic identification prior to attending the course.