Manual Handling Training Courses

Manual Handling Training Courses from Alpha Training Safety Solutions

By: Alpha Training Safety Solutions  10/09/2010
Keywords: Health and Safety, Risk Assessments, Manual handling

Alpha Training Safety Solutions Limited offer a full range of Manual Handling training courses.


More than a third of all reportable injuries of over three days involve manual handling and around 10% of major injuries are linked to manual handling. It has a major impact on all workplaces and costs the economy hundreds of millions of pounds every year.

In the UK 1.1 million people reported that they suffered from musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) caused or made worse by work. It is estimated 12.3 million working days are lost annually due to work-related MSDs.


Anyone involved in the moving and handling of goods and people could be at risk. Injuries and suffering can be linked to any work involving handling of loads, even light loads of handled incorrectly. Risks can be found in all work sectors but healthcare, agriculture and construction are recognised as high risk industries due to the number and nature of the manual handling activities.

All of our manual handling training is carried out by our own training team of city and guilds qualified trainers. We can also provide more complex manual handling training and risk assessments if required.

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