Manual Handling

NAS offer Manual Handling training courses at our purpose built training facility.  We use the most up to date equipment and techniques, provide participants with the necessary skills and information to care for their backs using a minimal lifting policy.

Course PDF Brochure

Course Content:

  • Definition of Manual Handling
  • Legal aspects of Manual Handling
  • Structure and injury of the Spine
  • Risk assessment
  • Fitness and flexibility
  • Principles of safer moving and handling

The practical aspects of the course include:

Inanimate Lifting

Lifting a load from:

  • Floor to Floor
  • Bench to Bench
  • Bench to height
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Team handling

There is also plenty of time for questions and participants are free to request any further practical skills they wish to include.

Register for a Manual Handling course:

If you are unsure about the legal requirement of Manual Handling training see the HSA website