Enhance your expertise in safe and efficient manual handling with Glanville Training’s comprehensive course. Discover how to properly transport and support heavy loads while safeguarding your well-being. Our training blends theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice, ensuring strict adherence to the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. Tailored to tackle industry-specific hazards, this accredited qualification provides a versatile skill set applicable across diverse sectors. Elevate your manual handling proficiency with us and minimise the risk of injuries in your workplace.

Course Highlights:

  • Theoretical Foundations:
    • Overview of Manual Handling Regulations and Legislation
    • Anatomy and Ergonomics in Manual Handling
    • Risk Assessment and Hazard Identification
    • Principles of Safe Handling Techniques
  • Practical Application:
    • Hands-on Training for Safe Lifting and Carrying
    • Proper Use of Handling Aids and Equipment
    • Techniques for Team Lifts and Collaborative Handling
    • Real-world Scenarios and Case Studies
  • Industry Adaptability:
    • Tailored Content for Various Sectors (e.g., Healthcare, Construction, Retail)
    • Sector-Specific Risk Mitigation Strategies
    • Best Practices for Safe Handling in Diverse Work Environments

Assessment and Certification:

  • Written Assessment to Evaluate Theoretical Knowledge
  • Practical Assessment to Demonstrate Safe Handling Skills
  • Successful completion results in a Glanville Training Manual Handling Certification recognised and compliant with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

Delegates will leave this course having gained the knowledge and skills of:

Comprehensive knowledge of the concept of manual handling.
How manual handling practices directly relate to your daily activities.
Exploring the compelling reasons behind prioritising safe moving and handling techniques.
Recognising the critical role of risk assessment in preventing injuries.
Grasping the fundamental principles governing safe manual handling practices.
Practical application and execution of manual handling skills in a secure manner.
Insight into human anatomy and various types of injuries that can occur.
Learning strategies and methods to proactively avoid strain and injuries.
Proficiency in using specialised equipment for safe manual handling.
Hands-on evaluation to assess your manual handling competency.
Keeping abreast of the latest laws and regulations governing manual handling operations.

Course content

Upon successfully completing the course you will be awarded a certificate.

Your days will include a 15 minute break in the morning or afternoon depending on time of the session.

You must bring or know your national insurance number.


Glanville Training Academy Ltd - Plympton

Plympton Recycling and Transfer Station
Galileo Close, Newnham Industrial Estate
Plympton, Plymouth
Devon, PL7 4JW

Please contact us at least 48 hours before the day of training to advise us on any additional requirements that we may need to consider for the training to successfully take place.

Course cancellations made within 5 working days prior of the course date, or, where delegates fail to attend the training course on the course date, will be charged in full. All cancellations must be made in writing. Delegate substitutions may be made prior to the course start date giving written notice. (If any further information required please refer to T&Cs).

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