Manual handling of People Hemel-Hempstead


Manual handling of People face-to-face training is applicable for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is a prerequisite part of their job role. Individuals gaining this face-to-face training will learn that moving and handling must be carried out efficiently and identify this importance in ensuring a safer and more secure working environment.


Who should attend

This "Manual Handling of people" face-to-face training is for those working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is a prerequisite part of their role.


What you will learn

  • Manual Handling Regulations1992 and associated health and safety legislation such as PUWER 1998 and LOLER 1998
  • Welfare, regulatory and human rights legislation/laws and a balanced move towards managing manual handling risks in a person-centred environment
  • The principles of risk assessment in a person-centred environment
  • Structure and function of the spine Risk factors for back pain Basic spinal biomechanics Application of efficient movement principles and ideas to the movement of people with different levels of mobility.


Safe use of handling equipment and hoists Teaching and mentoring skills and abilities that facilitate the learning and development of the workforce concerning safer people handling.


Course Content 

This course covers techniques to minimise the risk of injury from lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying and reflects the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002).


Topics covered in the course include:

  • The correct technique to carry out safe manual handling
  • Anatomy and physiology – manual handling risk factors and how injuries can occur
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Record keeping
  • Safety legislation
  • Statistics on workplace injuries


The course will include practical examples which allow the trainer to identify and correct any actions the delegate(s) is not undertaking safely. 


Where Can I attend this Course?

We can deliver In-house Manual handling of People training at your venue and provide you with a competitive charge for group training. We can provide this course as mentioned above at your workplace.

The on-site training option is particularly cost-effective for Companies and businesses that have several people requiring training at the same time (usually ten or more people).


In addition to this, there are many other advantages related to arranging a training course on-site:

- Choosing or Deciding your venue gives greater convenience and comfort.
- Have a team of workers and staff trained in a familiar environment
- Use the training for team building, providing a double benefit. Travelling and accommodation costs can be decreased or removed.
- A greater choice of course types and sorts is available.
- The course content can be designed to your exact requirements.
- Corporations and businesses can choose a suitable time to run their course.
- Manual handling of people courses can be run anywhere in the United Kingdom.



Charges are calculated following the number of delegates, the location or the vicinity of the course and other variables in accordance with special requests. Anytime you can reach or call our team for a free and accurate quotation.

If you have any further questions about the In-house Manual Handling of People course, please call on our toll-free number at 0800 644 6899 or can email us – at



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