Manual Handling

Manual Handling is often an essential training for the workplace but the evidence for its effectiveness is rather poor. Our Manual Handling training is driven by the latest evidence from the world of health and safety, biomechanics, physiotherapy, and psychology.

What the course contains

The programme is compliant with all health and safety standards including the HSE this programme is delivered through group debate and discussion, presentations, and practical work.

It is broken down into the following sections:

  • Load Management
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Movement Variability
  • Pain education
  • Graded Exposure
  • Lower back pain and anatomy
  • Practical Problem Solving

How is the course delivered?

The course can be delivered face-to-face or virtually over 2 hours, half a day or a full day. The course can be designed to your companies needs and will always include a pre-course site visit so the trainer can understand the needs of your employees and their job demands fully before delivery.

Why use IPRS Health for Manual Handling?

The course has been shaped by a senior clinician who is currently undertaking his PhD in occupational lower back pain specifically looking into Manual Handling, along with two other senior clinicians within the business with over 25 years’ experience.


We'd love to hear from you! If you're interested in discussing how our Manual Handling training can benefit your business, get in touch with our friendly team here or start a Live Chat (9am-5pm).