Manual Handling Techniques

About this course

Practical Content 20% Theoretical Content 80%

Target Audience

This course is suitable for employees required to carry out manual handling techniques.

Course Aims

To give all personnel who perform manual handling activities as a key element of their job, the required knowledge and skill, so that they can undertake occupational manual handling activities at minimum risk to themselves and others. This will include consideration of peripheral issues such as access arrangements, area layout, environmental influences and slips, trips and falls.

Course Content

• An overview of relevant legislation
• Consideration of the implications of injuries associated with manual handling incidents
• Correct manual handling techniques
• The construction of the human frame and the health issues that can arise out of poor manual handling technique
• Risk assessment techniques as they relate to manual handling
• Practical instruction and delegate participation on:
   * Lifting and handling techniques
   * The use of any mechanical lifting aids provided by the client

Delivery

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

Certification

ASET International Oil and Gas Training Academy Certificate

Required Instructor Qualification / Experience

Corporate member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health

Min/ Max Delegates 

4/15 course duration and times may vary depending on delegate numbers

Notes to Customers   

To set up a course specifically for your company or if the dates above are not suitable, please contact the ASET Customer Service Team for additional dates.

Sorry, there are no dates scheduled for this course at the moment.


Very happy with this course, it has brought up my level of understanding

Tom Simpson
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Excellent course with realistic situations. Great use of feedback after excercises.

Graham Speirs
Teekay Voyageur Production Ltd

Good course well presented

Simon Delvin
Aker Offshore Partner

Good lecturer that made everything clear

Matthew Thom
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Great course, valuable lessons learned. The experience and knowledge shared is of great benefit

Alan Maclean
Dolphin Drilling Personnel Pte Ltd

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

Although being apprehensive about attending the course, I was made to feel at ease and enjoyed the overall experience. I would not hesitate to recommend to others

Roger Murray
Petrojarl Floating Production (uk) Ltd

Instructors were very knowledgeable and good training. Very good practical training

Anjum Shafiq
BG Group

Very informative, well presented

John Bey
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Good course with very knowledgeable instructors

Ross Mackenzie
Private Delegate

Excellent facilities, excellent support from ASET team, would recommend ASET without hesitation

Malcolm Anderson
Talisman Energy (UK)

This course has given me a lot more understanding of pressure testing and will be very useful in the future

Colin Crichton
Woodgroup PSN

Really good course which was greatly delivered

Ross Simpson
A W Training Services

Great course especially the simulator. Good that the lecturer has past and ongoing practical experience

Kevin Blair
KCA Deutag Technical Support Ltd 

Course very informative, Lecturer knowledgeable and professional with effective means of imparting knowledge

Gilbert Duthie
Health and Safety Executive

Really good set up in this course and exceeded my original expectations. Will definitely recommend to others. Training and coaching was second to none and more importantly realistic

Darren Honeyman
Talisman Sinopec Energy Uk Ltd

Lecturer was very thorough throughout course. Enjoyed having the chance to improve original skills and learn from an experienced person

Sean Burrows
Quick Flange UK

Thoroughly enjoyed this course, it has been extremely useful and I will take all of the learning back to my own facilities. Materials and environment were all excellent as were the ASET team

Warren O’Neill
BG Group

Very worthwhile course and enlightened with different approaches & various scenarios

William Aitken
Wood Group PSN Ltd

Very informative and well taught

Connor Innes
Petrofac Training Ltd

Excellent course

Arthur Knipe
Bibby Ship Management (Western Europe) Ltd

Excellent Instructor, thank you!

Klem Lipinski
NIIT Limited UK

Lecturing was very good, clear and concise

Martin Young
NIIT Limited UK


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