International Oil & Gas Training Academy

Manual Handling Awareness

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About this course

Target Audience

Employees undertaking manual handling activities and Managers and Supervisors who have responsibility for these activities

Practical Content   40%                    Theory 60%

Course Aims

To introduce participants to the main Legal, Health and Practical Considerations for carrying out manual handling activities.

Course Content

Definitions of Manual Handling

Legal duties of Employers and Employees

Recognising Manual Handling Hazards

Understand the type of injury caused by poor manual handling activities

Manual Handling Risk Assessments

Control measures to reduce the risk of harm

Understand and practise the best way to handle loads


Mixture of classroom and Workshop based training including practise lifts and exercises

Certification – ASET certificate of attendance

Required Instructor Qualification / Experience

Qualified trainer assessor with industrial experience and Health & Safety background

Min/ Max Delegates   4/12

The lecturer was very knowledgeable and extremely helpful with the course content as well as providing lots of good information above and beyond the requirements which gave me an insight into the world of DP

Sam Wood
Gulfmark UK Ltd

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