Echo3 Education Manual Handling Echo3 Education
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  • Accredited in: UK
  • Accredited by: CPD Group
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in video format

Course details

COURSE OBJECTIVE | Reduce the risk of injuries due to poor manual handling techniques.

On completion of this course you will know…

  • Basic physiology of the human body and subsequently how manual handling injuries occur 
  • The most common causes of manual handling injuries 
  • How to undertake a manual handling risk assessment 
  • Ability to identify symptoms of manual handling injuries 
  • How to conduct safe lifts, including; team lifts, pushing & pulling, lifting from heights 
  •  How to use common mechanical aids.


On successful completion of this Manual Handling online training course, candidates are emailed their echo3education completion certificate. This requires an 80% pass mark in the final 20 question assessment

The final assessment can be retaken as often as required.

Course Contents

Section 1 | Introduction

  • What is manual handling
  • Risks of poor manual handling practices
  • Duties of employer
  • Duties of employee

Section 2 | Physical Concerns

  • Understand the musculoskeletal system
  • Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
  • Preventing MSDs

Section 3 | Risk Assessment

  • What is a risk assessment
  • Use of the tile template
  • Action plan for risk assessment
  • Good housekeeping for safety
Section 4 | Safe Lifting Techniques

  • For carrying
  • For lifting
  • Lifting from height
  • Advantages of pushing
  • Conducting a team lift

Updated on 02 January, 2019

Eligibility / Requirements

There are no requirements before taking this course.

About Echo3 Education

Echo3education supply leading online training designed to enhance health, safety and environmental management systems. We are dedicated to achieving better learning outcomes for business by applying our accumulated, award-winning experience to develop courses that put the learner at the heart of the narrative. 

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