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"Jeff Doidge, who worked for Bullfinch Equipment has on several occasions delivered sessions on LPG, the use and safety aspects of equipment used on this site."
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Manual Handling

Manual Handling Training

Manual handling (lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying loads) is the cause of a large number of injuries. This is usually due to a 
poor lifting technique when carrying out the manual handling operation.

Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended), employers must ensure that any manual handling task that cannot be eliminated and that is likely to be a risk to health and safety is examined and assessed. Such tasks would include moving large pieces of equipment or materials in a workshop. A risk assessment should be conducted in order to assess these risks and to produce control measures to reduce the risk of injury.

At the end of our courses participants will be able to:

  • Explain how manual handling can cause injury and provide examples.
  • Demonstrate a general understanding of the purpose of conducting manual handling assessments.
  • Discuss the principles for controlling manual handling risks and apply in a practical context.
  • Successful participants will receive a certificate on completion.

We also offer bespoke courses - which include Manual Handling of Industrial Gas Cylinders.

NEW - Level 3 Train The Trainer Course - Moving and Handling People
Length: Two Days 
This 2-day course is specifically designed by Trainers for Trainers. n

Level 2 Principles of Manual Handling (Objects)
Length: One day 
Certification: Highfield ABC Level 2 Manual Handling certificate This course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work. It introduces candidates to the hazards...

Moving & Handling In-House Certificate (people)
This three day courses is designed to assist key workers responsible for moving and handling of people in the clinical environment.
Course content: Specifically designed to teach others...

Moving & Handling ½ Day Course (people)
Recognising the logistical problems associated with giving staff a full day to do training, the ½ day course is designed to maximise training day efficiency by allowing for a morning and afternoon session... 

Moving & Handling 1 Day Course (people)
We can offer a one day course to suit your clinical environment, whether nursing homes, hospitals, operating departments, mountain rescue, fire, ambulance, police.
If you are involved with the moving... 

Moving & Handling Instructors Certificate (people)
Length:5 Days OCN (Open College Network) recognised