Object Handling Training

Cost: £35

Course Duration: 1/2 day


This course concentrates on the practical assessment of the factors which must be considered every time an object is handled.  The course introduces delegates to the hazard and risks involved in handling objects and equips them with the ability to develop safer handling techniques which will contribute to the reduction of accidents and injuries. 

Key Learning Outcomes

Course content:

  • Legal requirements relating to manual handling
  • Awarness of causation factors and types of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Provide information relating to the prevention of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Methods of lifting and moving
  • Identify the dangers and hazards involved in moving and handling loads 

Powys County Council staff can find available dates via TRENT Self-Serve.  If you are not a Council employee please contact the Learning & Development Team for information.