Welcome to the Manual handling course. This online course will take you through best practice for manual handling in the work place, including how to identify potential risks and techniques to stay safe. 

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Is this course for me?
This course is for professionals at any level who want to learn best practice for manual handling.

The examples used in this course focus on the office environment but will apply to most work settings.  If you work in an environment where special rules apply for good manual handling practice, you will need to talk to your manager for additional training.
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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • Learn examples of manual handling injuries and how they're caused
  • Identify manual handling risks to yourself and your colleagues
  • Determine and act on the best way to lift and move items around the office.
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.