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Manual Handling

The problemManual handling is one of the biggest causes of accident/injury in the workplace and costs industry and business millions of pounds every year. The HSE have identified that that the majority of manual handling injuries are caused by incorrect lifting techniques or an existing condition. Our courseOur half day training package can be delivered at our own or customers premises and we are willing to work around existing work patterns where necessary. It will give participants a basic understanding on the principles of safe moving and handling of loads, ensuring their own safety and that of their work colleagues when performing manual handling tasks.What will they learnAt the conclusion of the course, successful delegates will demonstrate an understanding of The manual handling regulationsSafe manual handling principles How incorrect lifting can cause injury, The skills to avoid the dangers of incorrect manual handling techniques.The value of conducting a manual handling risk assessment and identifying the correct control measuresLearning MethodsOur course combines an informative theory presentation, supported with a practical session where delegates will be given the opportunity to put their learning into practice. Course durationThe manual handling course will be delivered over a half day. Assessment and CertificationPractical assessment.

Course Information

Who the course is aimed at

Our Manual Handling course is aimed at anyone who undertakes or supervisors manual handling operations whether it be in the office or on the shop floor.

Qualification / Certificate received

Delegates will be awarded a certificate of attendance upon successful completion of the course.

Course Agenda

What is meant by the term Manual Handling?The Law and Manual HandlingThe problems caused by incorrect liftingHow to assess the risk and implement control measuresGuidelines to correct lifting using current best practice


There will be a multiple choice question paper at the end of the course.

Can the course be failed?

The questionnaire is a method to confirm understanding. Any clarification required will be completed on the day.

Typical start and finish time each day

Start times are either 8.30am - 12 or 1pm - 4.30pm

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  • Price 65
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  • Health & Safety
  • Max Class Size - 14
  • Private courses from 600

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About Us

ALS Mechanical Services Ltd have provided a wide range of services to the power, process and manufacturing industries for over 20 years. ALS have always been quality driven and are totally committed to providing the client with the highest quality work possible, carried out in safe and competent manner. ALS Mechanical Services Ltd take great pride in our Health & Safety record with the goal of a zero harm workforce. All employees must be compliant with current Health and Safety legislation, policies and procedures and that working safely remains at the forefront of their thinking. To assist in achieving this, we have brought on board an experienced Health and Safety Training Professional and have opened this service up to other businesses. Our practical and interactive health and safety training courses will enable participants to understand and deal with day-to-day health and safety issues in a confident manner.Courses provided are IOSH accredited Working Safely and Managing Safely, plus other bespoke courses, (Manual Handling, Working at Heights, Risk Assessment, Incident Investigation). Courses can be classroom based at our or on your own premises, face to face, with interactive breakout sessions.

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ALS Mechanical

Dartmouth House, Clifford Lister Business Centre
Bawtry Road, Wickersley, Rotherham
Yorkshire, South
S66 2BL

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