Workzone Training | Manual Handling
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Manual Handling

Factors to consider in manual handling

  • Characteristics of the load
  • Physical effort required
  • Characteristics of the working environment
  • Requirements of the activity


  • The trainee will understand how the back works.
  • How important it is to avoid wear and tear on the spine and prevent a slipped disc injury.
  • Understand and be able to demonstrate the 8 principles of manual handling.
  • They will be competent to complete a questionnaire, achieving at least a 70% pass rate.


  • Trainees at the end of the training session will be able to lift properly
  • Back pain is an affliction that affects about 80% of people in the western world.
  • Advanced technology is part of our downfall.
  • The body was built for movement for physical activity.
  • Physical fitness through manual labour is what rewards underdeveloped people.

Manual Handling Course Schedule

  • Duration 9am – 4.30pm
  • Lunch Break 1.00pm – 1.30pm
  • Training notes provided
  • Evaluation questionnaire at the end of training
  • Certificate provided on completion of course.

How to apply

Contact Work Zone Training to apply for the Manual Handling Course.


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