Manual Handling > Manual Handling Awareness


Price on application




Half day

Course Code



Training only (theory and practical)

Working in land-based industries, lifting and carrying is likely to be part of your daily working life. Poor manual handling contributes significantly to absenteeism in the workplace, and injuries can have a prolonged impact on the day-to-day life of affected individuals. It is important that manual handling is done correctly to avoid injury. This half day Lantra accredited course gives you the practical knowledge you need to understand the risks involved if you handle items incorrectly.

You'll learn the basic skills of manual handling with background theory and practice. You'll look at the types of injuries caused by incorrect handling and how to stay safe when performing tasks. You will cover;

  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Manual handling and the law
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • Mechanics of movement
  • Types of manual handling injuries
  • Risk assessment
  • Control measures for reducing the risks of harm
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Manual handling equipment

If we are delivering other training for you at your site, why not add this course to your training programme?

Suitable For:

Everyone involved in the grounds maintenance and sports turf industry.

New dates currently being planned – Use the link below to register your interest.


Tel: 01865 509 510
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