Manual Handling – Construction Training Course

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Manual Handling – Construction Training Course

16 October 2023 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


If you are an employee or self-employed and work in a controlled environment, this course is for you. It is especially important if you are carrying out repetitive tasks that involve manual handling.

It is important that manual handling is done correctly to avoid injury. Taking this assessment will give you the practical knowledge you need to understand the risks involved if you handle items incorrectly. This is a half-day course but in that time you’ll learn the skills of manual handling with background theory and practice. You’ll look at the types of injuries caused by incorrect handling and how to stay safe when performing tasks


  • State the principles of safe lifting to minimise risk of injury
  • Be aware of parts of your body that are at risk of injury due to poor handling techniques and understand common injuries and how they occur
  • Better recognise the hazards of manual handling and how to help reduce them in your workplace
  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Manual handling and the law
  • The musculoskeletal system
  • Mechanics of movement
  • Types of manual handling injuries
  • Risk assessment
  • Control measures for reducing the risks of harm
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Manual handling equipment

For more information or to inquire about our other Bournemouth construction training, visit our website, call us on 01202 681525 or email us

Cancellation and Refunds

Our courses have limited spaces, so we respectfully ask that you give us as much notice as possible if you need to cancel your place. Please be advised that cancellations must be made in writing to Cancellations made up to 48 hours before the start of the course will receive a full refund for the course fees.

Cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice will not be refunded. This includes situations where the client is a no-show. By purchasing your place on our course, you are agreeing to these terms.


16 October 2023
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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JRS Training & Assessment
01202 681525
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551-553 Wallisdown Road
Poole, Dorset BH12 5AG United Kingdom
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01202 681525
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