Manual Handling Inanimate Loads

Bespoke Training Available Nationwide


3 hours


This Manual Handling Inanimate Load course is available nationwide and can be delivered on the client’s site. The practical elements of the course are conducted in the delegate’s workplace, doing tasks they need to do on a day to day basis.


Our manual handling training will help you manage and prevent musculoskeletal injury in your workplace. The evidence-based training focuses on risk assessment and use of equipment available in the workplace.

The aim of this course is to teach delegates the causes, prevention and management of musculoskeletal disorders and to revise the principles of correct body mechanics and a range of techniques for handling inanimate loads.

All training is job-specific that is in line with the Health and Safety Executive’s current strategy, and will help you comply with your legal requirements. This entails training delegates in their normal place of work doing jobs they do on a day to day basis. Additionally, following the manual handling training we give written feedback on recommended action you can take to reduce manual handling risk.

Course Objectives

On completion of the programme delegates will be able to:

  • List the five causes musculoskeletal ill-health and state how problems can be prevented and managed.
  • The importance of exercise in the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries.
  • How to manage musculoskeletal conditions.
  • Be able to apply evidence based principles to job specific handling tasks.
  • Perform a 1 minute LITE risk assessment.
  • Demonstrate correct lifting techniques in the workplace by applying principles of moving and handling.
  • Explain importance of using equipment available such as trolleys etc.

Assessment & Certification

On successful completion of the course the delegates will be issued with a certificate of competence.

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Course Summary:

  • 3 hour training course
  • Suitable for all sectors we work with
  • Available to clients nationwide
  • Available at client’s location/site
  • Led by experienced trainers
  • Certificate of attendance issued

Worksafe course leaders

All of our manual handling training courses are led by a member of our specialist team of training professionals and academics.

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