Manual Handling and Safe Loading

Manual Handling and Safe Loading

Course Description

Whenever there is manual handling or safe loading taking place there is a risk, therefore it is vital that all employees are able to carry out procedures in the quickest and safest way possible. Our Manual Handling and Safe Loading Courses can equip you and your staff with the required knowledge. This course can also be booked as part of your driver CPC training.

Am I Suitable

Anyone is suitable, especially if your job involves the transporting or supporting of a load.

What Will I Learn

One third of all reported injuries that result in 3 or more days off work are due to manual handling accidents. This course will provide you with the skills to protect yourself and prevent injury. As well as that, you will understand the principles of safe loading a vehicle. The following course covers the following areas;

  • Relevant health and safety information
  • Spinal autonomy, structure and function
  • Causes of backpain
  • Risk assessment
  • Base positions and movements leading to more complex moves including moving and lifting objects
  • Safe loading
  • Load distribution
  • Securing equipment
  • Banksmen
  • Vehicle stability

Book or Speak to an Adviser.

Booking a course with FTS Academy has never been simpler! If you are happy with what you see give us a call on 020 8507 2020 and we’ll answer any of your questions and book you a suitable date. See corporate bookings if you’re booking on behalf of a company for considerable discounts.

Not the right course? We offer a range of Industrial Skills Courses, see what else is on offer.


Our premises: £65.00
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Assessment Type

You will be assessed throughout by your instructor


This is a 1-day course.

Course Satisfaction 87%
Recommend Course 86%
Quality of Teaching 84%