Train the Manual Handling Assessor

Course Title: Train the Manual Handling Assessor
Course Reference: HS10
In-house or public: In-house
Accrediting organisation: Certificated by Envex
Description: Introduction

All work activities must comply with statutory regulations regarding the manual handling and moving of loads within the workplace. The main regulation is the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

Who is this course for?

“Training the Assessor in manual handling” trains key staff to become competent manual handling assessors.


To train the delegate to be able to carry out competent manual handling risk assessments.

Learning Objectives

Successful completion of training programme, the delegate will be able to:

  • Identify the legal requirements of risk assessment
  • Understand the manual handling regulations
  • Identify the steps required to comply to the regulations
  • Describe manual handling hazards and the risk assessment process
  • Complete a manual handling risk assessment

Delegates will learn how to carry out a risk assessment and there will be a practical element to the course.

Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors and health and safety personnel who have responsibility for manual handling risk assessments to meet the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992.

Programme Outline

  • Understanding the regulations
  • Risk factors in manual handling
  • Basics of good lifting technique
  • Requirements for assessors
  • Assessments – Factors to Consider
  • How to undertake an assessment
  • Reducing the Risk of Injury
  • Performing an Assessment – Practical
  • Monitoring and management
  • Questions and answers session
Difficulty: Intermediate
Location: At the client’s premises or an agreed off-site location (subject to agreed costs)
Course dates: Please phone 01375 673279 for dates. In-house courses: Date, time and venue specified by you.
Duration: 1 day
Fee: £750 + VAT
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