Manual Handling for Operatives

About the Course

During this 3 hour practical programme, operatives will be given valuable advice on items such as:

  • Manual Handling regulations
  • Employer and Employee responsibilities
  • Principles and benefits of safe lifting
  • Use and selection of PPE
  • Mechanics of the Body
  • Identification of Hazards
  • Lifting different types of load
  • Pushing and pulling a load
  • Moving a load with another person
  • Securing Loads
Candidates will be encouraged to bring items of equipment related to their work place, to realistically cover daily tasks. The course will provide a greater understanding of Manual Handling and the associated risks of poor lifting techniques.

A Writtle University College Certificate of Attendance will be issued on completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

Please come appropriately dressed for practical sessions.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring any other refreshments.

Course Dates

Course dates are not currently available. Please email us to register your interest and we will contact you when dates have been arranged.