Moving and Handling



Load Handling Course

½ day


Course Aim

To provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to move inanimate objects safely and without injuring themselves or others.


Intended Outcomes

By the end of the session, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and understand the relevant legislation relating to Manual Handling and the responsibilities it places on employers and employees.
  • Understand the principles of safe moving and handling.
  • Understand the principles of risk assessment relating to task, individual, load and environment.
  • Participate in safe moving and handling techniques.
  • Understand the principles of setting up an ergonomic workstation.