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Manual Handling

What is it ?

Siren Training offers half day Manual Handling training for anyone involved with the lifting and handling of loads. The aim is for delegates to be able to lift and handle loads in a safe and efficient manner, reducing the risk of injury and conform to the 1992 EEC Legislation.

Your workplace risk assessment may highlight the need for Manual Handling training. This course meets the requirements laid out in the “Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002)” to show that you have been responsible in providing the correct Manual Handling training.

Where & When ? 

This is totally up to you. We can either come to your venue or you can request to come to one of our venues. We suggest, that you hold this training at your venue so that we can practice a safe lifting technique on some of the items your staff use on a day to day basis.

Who is this Manual Handling course for ?

Our common industry clients include:

  • Warehousing
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Retail
  • Events
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Film and studio set crew
  • Corporate

Why do a Manual Handling course ?

  • It has been outlined in your Workplace risk assessment.
  • Back injuries are one of the leading causes of staff absence.


“Over a third of all work related injuries are from manual handling. Back injuries are the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK”


This manual handling training course is a good way to show your staff how to lift safely in work and at home. Once your staff have attended this manual handling training course, they will know have to look after their back properly and your business will benefit from less sick days and reduce the chance of legal issues that arise from injuries at work.

Price ?

We charge a sliding scale from £300 – £400 + VAT  depending on the number of people you need trained. 

What will I be learning on this Manual Handling course ?

The Manual Handling course covers the following subjects:

  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Causes of back pain
  • Returning back to work
  • Moving & Handling Assessments
  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Principles of safer Moving & Handling
  • Unsafe systems of work
  • Equipment demonstrations & practice
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Evaluation

Manual Handling training is a serious subject but we try and deliver our courses with some added humour and a relaxed approach to ensure students enjoy the course as well as learn from it.

Contact us for a quote & to book your dates.


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Siren Training was set up by a group of Firefighters in 2013. Armed with a wealth of knowledge and experience in First Aid and Fire Safety, we deliver interesting, enjoyable, life-saving skills to all sectors. We now operate throughout the UK and Ireland and have 70+ instructors with backgrounds as Paramedics, NHS and the Armed Forces. All of whom share the same passion and drive to share these valuable skills with everyone.

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Phone: 020 3740 8088


Office address: 190 New North Road,

London, N1 7BJ

VAT: 185832672