About this course

If any of your employees undertake manual handling, be that by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving items by hand or bodily force, it is a legal requirement that they are trained to do this safely.  


Half day course outline

  • To be able to define ‘Height work’

  • To learn about the legislation involved with Manual Handling and working at Height

  • To identify hazards and prevent accidents when working at height

  • To be able to select and use and inspect appropriate equipment when working at height

  • To understand type, causes and the effect of workplace injuries.

  • To learn and be able to apply safe manual handling techniques.

  • To identify hazards and how to avoid/ control them

The course uses a number of learning methods including presentation, demonstration, group discussions and practical exercises.


Course content

  • The law

  • Identification and assessment of risks and how to avoid them

  • Hazard spotting

  • Handling techniques – including a demonstration

  • Practical lifting

  • How to plan and organise working at heights

  • Appropriate equipment

  • Equipment inspections and reporting

  • Safe use of steps and ladders

Pricing and availability

The course will commence at 9.30am to 1.00pm

Price: £145 + VAT

This price includes materials and refreshments.