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Health & Safety Online – Manual Handling

Somerset Skills & Learning
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0.6 hours
18 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

Health & Safety Online – Manual Handling

Somerset Skills & Learning CIC is pleased to offer a series of online courses which are available for employers who need to train their staff. These short structured courses will enable employers to make the work place safer and meet the legal requirements.

The Manual Handling training programme teaches your employees all they need to know about safe Manual Handling, including lifting techniques, LITE and why safe Manual Handling is so important to their everyday health.

Suitability - Who should attend?

No entry requirements

Training Course Content

Section 1: You and Your Back

This section gives the delegate an understanding on how their back works and how poor lifting techniques affect the back. This knowledge will help them understand the importance of looking after their back and using safe lifting techniques.

Section 2: Poor Manual Handling

This section gives the delegate information and demonstrations of poor lifting techniques and what to avoid to protect them from back injury.

Section 3: Manual Handling

This section gives step by step guidance on safe lifting techniques for use in future to prevent injury to their back.

Section 4: Conclusion

A recap of the previous sections and also shows delegates how safe lifting practices can relate to work and home life with the aim to prevent illness and injury to their backs from lifting.

Test: This is a multiple choice test that demonstrates that the candidate has gained the knowledge and skills they need to safely carry out lifting tasks.

Why choose Somerset Skills & Learning

95% of our students would recommend us to family and friends

Over 6,000 learners supported this year

Over 100 courses on offer


The cost of this course is £18.

Continuing Studies

Course progression

Online Health & Safety Courses available: Asbestos Awareness, COSHH, Display Screen Equipment, Fire Awareness, Fire Warden, Food Safety & Hygiene Level 1 and Level 2, Health & Safety Essentials, Manual Handling, Slips Trips and Falls, Stress Awareness

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Somerset Skills & Learning

We are a leading provider of apprenticeships, traineeships and qualification courses across Somerset. We deliver from centres in Taunton, Bridgwater, Yeovil and Frome as well as via distance learning. As a leading adult education provider we also provide adult community...

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Courtenay House
Blackbrook Park Avenue
BA11 1FW Taunton Somerset

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