Manual Handling Training

Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and General Applications 2007 all employees must complete a Manual Handling Course every 3 years.

This applies to all employees either working in a physical or static (sitting or standing) role.
The Manual Handling Course by Responsive Training offers all the necessary information, tools, frameworks, and hands-on experience you need to understand the principles and practices of safe manual handling. 


From helping you understand the risks associated with manual training and conducting a risk assessment to making sure all relevant controls are in place and practise the ideal way to handle loads safely, you’ll be trained on all key aspects. 

Whether you are a manual labourer, a construction worker, office worker, delivery driver, warehouse or factory staff, or engaged in the transportation of items of any kind, this course is for you. 

Manual Handling Training, Responsive Training
Course Duration- 2.5 – 3 hours

Course Content

  • Manual Handling introduction and definition
  • Structure and mechanics of the spine
  • Causes and Prevention of Back Pain
  • Risk assessment
  • Ergonomics- Static and Dynamic
  • Lifting Skills, theory and practical
  • The Law
  • Assessment and Quiz
  • Summary

Responsive Training is affiliated with Qualtec – A PHECC recognised institution.