Manual Handling in Offices

Course Name: Manual Handling in Offices – What Everyone Needs to Know

Proper manual handling needs to be practiced to avoid unnecessary injuries in the workplace. This course provides office workers with an awareness of the risks of manual handling in the workplace, and looks at safe practices and tips to minimise the risk of accident or injury.

This is an awareness level course designed for workers at any level.

The Course Includes:

Comprehensive yet concise explanation

Certificate on completion

Simple login & user access

The latest industry best practice

Learning Outcomes:

Learn about the hazards of manual handling in offices

Gain awareness of how to minimise risk when manual handling

Understand manual handling tips to prevent accident or injury

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Manual Handling in Offices

£25.00 +VAT


Courses Price per Course
1 - 14 £25.00
15 - 24 £22.00
25 - 34 £20.00
35 - 44 £18.00
45 - 59 £15.00
60 - 69 £14.00
70 - 89 £12.00
90 - 99 £10.00
100 - 200 £9.50

About the Manual Handling in Offices

Office workers do not handle considerably heavy loads, but the underlying back problems they may face can be serious all the same. Manual handling tasks in offices can lead to musculoskeletal disorders, pain and injury.

The manual handling in offices course provides the principles to maintain and uphold safety and best practices in the workplace.

Why Is Manual Handling in Offices Important? 

Some form of manual handling is required in almost every sector, and office environments are no exceptions. Lifting office supplies or other materials on a day to day basis or even occasionally can result in significant injury if done incorrectly.

This online course helps employers ensure compliance with manual handling regulations. It provides users with an understanding of this hazard and what they can do to protect themselves from accidental strain or injury.

Course Outline

Single Module

10+ minutes

This course contains the following sections:

  • Principle 1: Assess the Task and Work Area
  • Principle 2: Having a Broad Stable Base
  • Principle 3: Avoid Bending at the Waist
  • Principle 4: Keep the Load Close
  • Principle 5: Get the Load into a Good Position
  • Principle 6: Avoid Twisting at the Waist
  • Principle 7: Split Heavy or Large Loads
  • Principle 8: Secure Stacked Loads
  • Tip 1: Make Use of Mechanical Aids
  • Tip 2: Get Help with Heavy or Large Loads
  • Tip 3: Reduce the Need to Stretch
  • Tip 4: Look After Your Back
  • Tip 5: Keep Hands and Feet Safe
  • Tip 6: Keep Workplace Tidy

Why Choose Manual Handling in Offices with Human Focus?

Study any time & in bite-size sessions

Less costly than a classroom training

Discounts on volume purchases

Excellent trainee support

Helps to reduce workplace accidents and mitigate risks

Increases health awareness regarding manual handling in offices

Supports regulatory compliance regarding worker safety

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Manual Handling in Offices Course Certification

manual handling in offices course certificate

End of Course Assessment

At the end of the course, users must complete an end of course assessment before earning their certification.

The end of course test is:

  • 100% online
  • Multiple choice

A score of 80% is required to pass the test.

Approved Certification

The downloadable printable certificate approved by IIRSM will be issued instantly on course completion.

What does my certificate include?

The manual handling in offices course certificate includes Trainee’s name, Company name, Course name, Date of completion, Expiry date and name of the approval body.

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