Manual Handling

Delivered by our City and Guilds Qualified instructor to their standards, courses use demonstration, discussion, case study critiques and skeletal models to achieve the required understanding to enable your staff to better protect themselves in manual lifting tasks.

Course Content:
The course consists of practical and theory instruction covering items such as:

  • Legislation, regulations and guidance
  • The benefits of proper training
  • Causes, symptoms and sites of common injuries
  • Work Related Upper Limb Disorders
  • Skeletal and Muscular mechanics
  • Team Lifts
  • Safe Handling Techniques

Courses run 1.5 or 3 hours, dependent on your requirements.

Training can be carried out at one of our appropriate sites around the UK (with prior approval) or at a suitable location supplied by you (conditions apply).

Dependant on course length and location and number of candidates (maximum number of 12 at our training centre).


MDL Training Certificate of Attendance issued upon completion of course.