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Manual handling is one of the main causes of occupational injuries in the UK. Target Zero Training can help ensure that you have complied with the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992. This course is designed to raise awareness and teach specific handling techniques in line with the Manual Handling regulations.


Who is the Manual Handling training course for?

The course is aimed at all levels of staff, and in a variety of workplaces to ensure they gain sufficient knowledge and understanding of current health and safety requirements to prevent injury to themselves. Specifically this training is for designed for individuals responsible for lifting and carrying materials in the workplace.

What you can expect from the course

Areas covered as part of Target Zero Training Manual Handling Training Programme:-

  • Health & Safety At Work Act 1974
  • Manual Handling Regulations
  • Management Of Health & Safety At Work Regulations
  • Injuries/Accident Statistics
  • The Functions Of The Spine And Muscular System
  • Hazard Identification And Assessment Of: The Task and The Load
  • The Working Environment
  • Individual Capabilities
  • Correct Handling Techniques
  • Responsibilities Of Employers And Employees
  • Practical Exercises And Tuition
  • Upon completion of the course, delegates will be competent in the following:-
  • Understanding Of Regulations
  • Practical Knowledge Of Lifting And Moving
  • Identifying Potential Hazards And Risks
  • Determine The Safest Method Of Manual Handling Without Causing Injury
  • Certification upon completion of course

Duration: 1 day

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Blending decades of combined industry experience with innovation, Target Zero Training was established by skilled construction professionals who are passionate about delivering comprehensive training solutions to businesses in the sector. Our health and safety awareness courses and tailored programmes contain engaging, up to date content and are designed for corporations of all sizes.

Why choose a Target Zero course?

One company for all your health and safety needs
Courses available at times and locations that suit you
Customised training solutions to meet your requirements
Working with parties of any size, from one employee to entire workforces
Delivering training from experienced industry professionals
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Target Zero provides a wide range of health and safety training solutions to managers and contractors across the UK workforce. The aim of the courses are to provide high-quality training to equip anyone working in construction trade with the necessary skills and knowledge to complete their roles safely. Whether you’re looking for a CITB Site Safety Course, including the HSA, SMSTS, SSSTS, SEAT and refresher, you can be assured that Target Zero delivers precisely the training your company needs. We also offer Temporary Works, NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ’s and Mental Health training.
We offer a range of courses which you can take either online or in the classroom at our venues in Chelmsford, Peterborough, Stratford, Grimsby, Barking, Crawley or Sheffield. The price of the courses varies depending on the length and contents of the training, for example, our Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme online course is priced at £149, whilst the CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme online costs £449.

For your convenience, we accept a variety of credit cards and can also offer up to 50% when you purchase a bundle of e-courses.

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