Manual Handling Safety at Work CPD

The Skills Network
Course summary
4 hours
25 GBP
Next available date: Start anytime - Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Manual Handling Safety at Work CPD - A short online course - The Skills Network

This short online course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to do safe manual handling while at work. The course can be completed in just a couple of hours and is a convenient pathway to developing your skills for safe and effective work.

Delivered entirely online, the course covers key areas of safe manual handling, such as the importance of safety in the workplace, common risks associated with improper manual handling and equipment and tests used to promote safe manual handling.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This manual handling course is ideal for professionals who may need to work in a physical manner. 

The course can be completed in approximately 2-3 hours on average.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No assessments are required to complete this course.

Training Course Content

This short online course is divided into four parts and will cover the following topics:

Section 1: The reasons for safe manual handling

  • Ill health associated with incorrect manual handling
  • The employers' and employees' duties
  • The possible consequences for non-compliance with health and safety requirements

Section 2: How manual handling risk assessments contribute to health and safety

  • The hazards and risks in manual handling work
  • The process of manual handling risk assessments
  • The principles of the risk control hierarchy for manual handling

Section 3: Principles, equipment and testing requirements for manual handling safety

  • The principles of safe movement for manual handling
  • The types of equipment for manual handling tasks
  • The requirements for testing, servicing
  • Examining of manual handling and lifting equipment

Section 4: Applying safe manual handling principles

  • Efficient and safe manual handling principles
  • Moving a load manually on your own
  • Good handling techniques
  • Using manual handling aids and equipment


The cost of this course is £25 + VAT per person.

Full customer support is provided throughout the course.

About provider

The Skills Network – Distance Learning Courses for Skills Development

The Skills Network is a market-leading training provider, delivering distance learning courses across a range of sectors. With a wide portfolio of highly flexible courses, The Skills Network supports employers and learners to develop their skills and achieve their goals. Whatever the...

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The Skills Network

Abbey Court, 10 – 16 Benedict Drive
YO8 8RY Selby, North Yorkshire

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