Manual handling accidents account for over 38% of all lost time accidents at work and absence from work due to back pain is second only to the common cold. This half-day training session is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work and introduces students to the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved and controls available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment.

Tolan Training can provide you and your employees with the required training to avoid painful and potentially costly manual handling associated injuries within your workplace.

The syllabus includes:

  • The process of Manual Handling in the workplace
  • Manual handling Hazards and Injuries
  • Anatomy of the Spine/ Causes of back pain
  • Manual handling Risk assessment and control options
  • Handling and Lifting Techniques
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations


The cost of this course run at your site for a group of up to 12 is £299+VAT. This includes certification fee for each student. A comprehensive manual is also included for each student. Please enquire for smaller groups

For a full overview of The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (MHO) visit

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