Avoiding injuries at work is applicable to everyone

Whether you are an employer, self-employed, or employed you need to be sure that you’re up to date with the correct procedures, legislation and best practices of manual handling in the workplace. 

Manual handling is moving or supporting a load by hand or bodily force. Manual handling includes lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, moving or carrying a load.

Preparing any member of staff for the workplace is vital as manual handling Injuries are one of the most common causes of injury at work. 

Due to the number of injuries The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 were introduced with the aim of minimising the risk from manual handling operations. 

A requirement of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 is that employees are suitably informed and capable of performing manual handling operations is a safe manner.

NTP's online manual handling course has been designed to ensure that anyone who undertakes any manual handling has the knowledge and skills to correctly complete the task, without incurring an injury. 

This course is aimed at employers, employees and self-employed people, and offers a low cost, but effective way to ensure you understand how to safely carry out manual handling operations.

Upon completion of the course, a certificate of completion is automatically issued and acts as proof of the completed training. 

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Manual Handling - Course Content

    • Manual Handling - What you will cover in this course

  • 2

    What is Manual Handling?

    • What is manual Handling? - Problems & Symptoms

    • What causes Upper & Lower Limb Disorders

    • How the Body Works

  • 3

    Manual handling - Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

    • Assessment & Risk to Health and Safety of Employees

    • TASK

  • 4

    Risk of Injury

    • How do I know if there’s a risk of injury?

    • Manual Handling Training Back to Basics

  • 5

    Manual Handling Q&A

    • Manual Handling Quiz

Why train with us?

  • Everything you need to know

    This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge you need with regards to manual handling. It's been written and created by health and safety experts and contains all the information you need.

  • Learn when you want to

    You can access the course 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Login and learn whenever you want to. Your progress is saved and upon completion of the course you'll be able to carry out a risk assessment on your organisation.

  • Support when you need it

    All of our online courses come with full support via email and telephone so you will never be stuck and alone. You get course access and full support for 1 year included within the course.

  • Never miss an update

    As an NTP online student you will receive notifications when the course is updated to ensure you are always up to date with the latest legislation and best practises.

  • Affordable and convenient

    We've kept the price of this course low to make it affordable for everyone. The course is set up to allow you to access it whenever you want. You don't have to plan when you learn, just log in when you feel like it and your progress will always be saved.

  • Evidence of training

    Upon completion of the course, you will receive a completion certificate that will act as proof as training for your personal CPD record.

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