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Manual Handling Interactive


If your staff are undertaking potentially hazardous manual handling activities, then it is a legal requirement under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations to ensure that effective training is provided.


More than 25% of the accidents reported each year to the HSE are associated with Manual Handling. First Health and Safety’s manual handling awareness training online courses will provide your staff with the knowledge to reduce the risks from manual handling activities and understand the basic technique for completing a safe lift.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course you will have learned about:

  • Identify the costs associated with manual handling injury
  • Understand the legal requirements and guidelines associated with manual handling
  • Carry out a basic LITE & risk assessment before lifting a load
  • Understand the principles of a safe lifting technique
  • Outline measures that can be implemented to reduce the risk of injury

Course Content: 

  • Introduction to manual handling
  • Manual handling Injuries
  • Lifting Technique
  • LITE Assessment Process
  • Further Information
  • Multiple Choice Questions