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Manual Handling Safety Course

Manual Handling Safety Course Objective:

The Manual Handling Safety course aims to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and ergonomically handle loads in the workplace. Manual Handling Safety course focuses on understanding the risks associated with manual handling, implementing proper lifting techniques, and creating a safer working environment to prevent musculoskeletal injuries.

Who Should Attend?

Manual Handling Safety course is essential for individuals involved in manual handling activities, including:

    Warehouse and Logistics Staff

    Construction Workers

    Healthcare Professionals

    Manufacturing Personnel

    Delivery Drivers

    Retail Workers

    Anyone engaged in lifting, carrying, or moving loads as part of their job


There are no specific prerequisites for this course. However, participants should have a basic understanding of workplace safety practices.

Topics Covered:

Introduction to Health & Safety

Basic terminologies in Health and Safety

Introduction to the Manual Handling Hazard

Introductory Video

Types of Manual Handling Injuries

Causes of Manual Handling Injuries

Use of Mechanical Aids

Arranging your Work Area

Safe Lifting

Carrying Loads Situations

Pushing & Pulling Loads


    Section I: Introduction to Health & Safety

    Section II: Basic terminologies in Health and Safety

    Section III: International Legislation and Standards

    • ANSI Z390.1
    • API RP 49
    • API RP 55

    Section IV: H2S Formation

    Section V: H2S Locations

    Section VI: Properties and Characteristics

    Section VII: Exposure Limits

    Section VIII: Work Procedures and Practices

    Section IX: Contingency Plans and Detection Equipment

    Section X: Personal Protective Equipment

    Section XI:

    • Breathing Apparatus(SCBA)
    • Air Purifying Respirators
    • Supplied Air Respirator
    • Closed Circuit SCBA
    • Limitations
    • Storage

    Section XII:

    • Emergency Response
    • Inhalation Exposure
    • Dermal/Eye Exposure

    Section XIII:

    • Well site Safety
    • Planning
    • Daily Checking/Monitoring
    • Special Precautions


A quick re-cap of the entire course to refresh the key learning outcomes for the delegates.

Upcoming Batch / Course Calendar:

Course Name Course Duration New Batch Start Dates
Manual Handling Safety 3 Hours As Per The Requirements

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