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Manual Handling (Theatre and Production Specific) Virtual course available

This course gives candidates an overview of safe lifting techniques and an insight into the hazards and risks involved in manual handling. What makes this course unique is the emphasis placed on industry issues where safe lifting techniques are not always practical, the tutor will discuss issues such as loading galleries, ice cream sales, team lifting on stage and in low light levels.

All employers have a legal duty under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations to ensure employees are suitably trained.

Who should attend?

It is ideal for candidates who need to gain an insight into safer manual handling techniques.

What will they learn?

Candidates gain a basic insight into the risks involved in poor manual handling and learn safe manual handling techniques with tutors advising on risks and solutions. The course covers a basic understanding of the manual handling regulations, safe lifting techniques and the process to be followed when undertaking a manual handling assessment on a day to day basis.

Course content

  • The process of manual handling in the workplace
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Activities which cause Injury
  • Manual handling assessment
  • Manual handing control options
  • Responsibilities imposed by manual handling operations regulations
  • Practical look at assessing manual handling risks in theatre and production.


All Candidates receive an RB Health and Safety Solutions Manual Handling Certificate valid for 3 years on successful completion of the course.

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  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Max candidates : 16
  • Price: South East £554.00 / London £604.00 (plus VAT)
  • Assessment: Continuous practical assessment by trainer
  • Accredited by: N/A
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  • Duration: 2.5 Hours
  • Max candidates : 16
  • Price: £485.00 (plus VAT)

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