Manual Handling Essentials

Manual Handling is one of the biggest causes of workplace accidents. Understanding how to lift correctly can help employees avoid serious injury.

Course Structure

The course is designed to provide employees with training on the correct manual handling techniques to avoid the possibility of injury.


  • Overview
    • Manual handling tasks
  • Back injuries
    • The Spine
    • Cumulative strain
  • Handling technique
    • How to lift
    • Carrying a load safely
  • Manual handling risk assessment
    • Lifting guidelines

All of these modules contain individual assessments at the end of each module which lead towards final award of certificate.

  • Final certification

The Xact team will give your business a free of charge health and safety assessment to ensure that you are legally compliant. Please contact the Xact Team to arrange your free consultation by clicking on the button.