eLearning - Manual Handling Course


Who is this manual handling course for?

Really, every employee of every business whether they are carrying bags of cement or cups of tea. Manual handling is one of those courses, like fire training, which is required for all staff, regardless of the business you are in.

Who approves this manual handling course?

RoSPA, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, which is one of the main bodies in the UK for recognising Manual Handling Training which meets the set standards.

What is covered by online manual handling training?


  • Course introduction
  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • RIDDOR
  • Injury statistics
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • The spine and discs
  • The different muscles
  • Sprains and strains
  • The management of sprains and strains
  • The benefits of good posture
  • Legislation related to manual handling
  • The duties of the employee
  • The duties of the employer
  • Identifying problems in the workplace
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk assessment
  • Safe lifting guidelines
  • Lifting and handling aids

What does it cost for Manual Handling online training?

◦ DCTG member price - £21 +VAT (non-member price £35+VAT each)

Why not register for a trial account and try the first module for free?

To courses, contact Sarah and the appropriate licences can be allocated to you.