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Manual Handling

At CoLa Training Services, we provide comprehensive training courses to help you stay safe when working. With our manual handling courses you can be sure that you've received the very best start to looking after your health and wellbeing whilst at work.

Manual Handling

Manual Handling Awareness

Ensure your team have the knowledge to allow them to manoeuvre loads manually with ease.

This short 3 1/2 hour course gives your team the know-how and skills to stay safe whilst handling all kinds of loads.

Covering the legal requirements, rules and regulations, injury mechanisms and statistics, and the correct techniques to move loads using their own bodily force.

By the end of the course your team will be able to:

  • State the principles of safe lifting to minimise risk of injury

  • Be aware of parts of your body that are at risk of injury due to poor handling techniques and understand common injuries and how they occur

  • Better recognise the you handle of manual handling and how to help reduce them in your workplace.

Manual Handling with Problem Solving

A more practical approach to manual handling is incorporated in this short day course.

It includes all the information in the Manual Handling Awareness course, with additional elements in relation to the practical side of manual handling.

By the end of the course your team will be able to:

  • State the principles of correct lifting technique to minimise risk of injuries

  • List the parts of your body that are at risk of injury due to poor handling techniques and understand muscle and disc injuries and how they occur

  • Lift carry and lower loads within your ‘personal capacity’ in such a way as to minimise the risk of injury and the efforts required

  • Observe improvement in your manual handling skills.

Manual Handling
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