Manual Handling Training
Manual Handling Training
Manual handling injuries could lose your business valuable time and thousands of pounds if in breach of HSE regulations.
We provide Manual Handling Training Courses throughout the UK - whether you are large or small we can help! Call us today on 0800 211 8331.
If you are an employer, you have a legal obligation to ensure that your employees are trained correctly in the use of manual handling. We have a team of experts who can provide this training, ensuring that you are fully compliant with UK law.
Manual handling injuries are one of the most common work-related incidents due to the fact they occur in almost every workplace. If you are an employer, you have a legal duty to ensure your employees have the correct training on manual handling as identified by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.
Responsibility of ensuring that adequate manual handling training has been issued to all employees lies with the employer or self-employed person. In the event that suitable and sufficient training has not been conducted and incidents occur, the employer will be held accountable. Consequences can be severe for breaching HSE regulations, including heavy fines and even jail terms. It is essential you undertake appropriate training now.
Manual Handling Training Courses
We can provide your business with a comprehensive manual handling course, providing you with the full coverage you need.
Manual handling courses must be completed by all employees who carry out manual handling tasks. Our specialist training will include:
- How injuries occur from manual handling and the risks;
- Showing employees how to carry out manual handling tasks safely and appropriately;
- Ensuring that appropriate measures are in place depending on the individual's task and environment;
- Training on the use of mechanical aids for manual handling;
- A practical stage where the trainer will identify the issues with the trainees handling techniques and show them the correct way.
It is a legal requirement to ensure that all employees using manual handling have had adequate training. If you do not comply with HSE regulations then you are breaking the law.
Manual handling training must be carried out by a competent person. A competent person will have the necessary qualifications and training to ensure adequate manual handling training has been conducted.
We can provide you with the experts to ensure that you are in compliance with UK law.
Call our helpful and knowledgeable customer care team today for more information and advice on assessing your manual handling requirements. We are happy to answer any queries that you may have and we can also offer you a free quote on our services. So call us now on 0800 211 8331.