Manual Handing

Response First Training Centre manual handling courses are intended to provide students with an understanding of how to safely handle loads. The courses cover the practical aspects of lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing and pulling loads.

Response First Training Centre course also aims to cover information on the human spinal system, risk assessment, the legal responsibility of employers to their employees and techniques for the prevention of accidents.

The manual handling course involves knowledge development, and a series of practical exercises, followed by scenarios that allow the students to put their skills into practise. Our manual handling courses are suitable for employees from any sector or industry and the students will develop the abilities and skills to ensure the risk of injuries is reduced.

FACT: Manual handling is the cause of more than a third of all reported injuries, which result in employees being off work for more than three days. The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended 2002) require employers to conduct risk assessments of manual handling activities that their employees undertake and to provide the appropriate training.

Response First Training Centre is department of Therapy First Physiotherapy Limited, We specialise in all aspects of Physiotherapy and our team of Physiotherapists are dynamic trainers with a wealth of knowledge and experience and they will ensure that the courses are interesting and relevant to your work environment.

Courses: 

Manual Handling Training Course. (Objects)

This comprehensive, 3-hour course introduces delegates to the hazards and risks involved in manual handing.

Safer Manual Handling Training Course. (People)

Our Safer Manual Handling (People) course is a comprehensive 1-day course appropriate for all people involved in the moving and handling of people.

Safer Manual Handling Training Course. (Wheelchair Users)

Our Safer Manual Handling (Wheelchair Users) course is a very comprehensive5-hour course is suitable for anyone supporting an essential wheelchair user with transportation and transfer on a regular basis.

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Excellent delivery, plenty of visual aids and hands-on practice, very informative! The tutor took the time to answer questions, consolidate learning and ensure everyone had a full understanding of the concepts being taught. Would definitely recommend this course to friends and co...

Helen

Saied has a wonderful way of teaching and on this course EFAW course he demonstrated and showed what is important in first aid by asking questions, debating and discussing those points I feel I learnt so much more form this method than the old fashioned way, here is the text book...

K H

Great course, very useful, simple and practical training advice delivered by experienced tutor. Thank you Response First ...

Denise

Saied has an excellent delivery style and kept everyone's attention by switching from theory (powerpoint, film and discussion) to practical sessions throughout the course. Saied has a very friendly and simple approach to first aid which was very refreshing. I would fully recomme...

Jo

I found the course very helpful and the helper was very nice and friendly. 10/10...

Agnieszka Domanska

What a great course! The pace was good with time to address questions, as English is not my first language Saied was very patient and considerate and through key points. Great to have supportive documents to take away and consolidate learning. Thank you for the fantastic pen :) M...

Monder

Review of EFAW Course: A very informative, well-paced course with excellent practical demonstrations. Have already had cause to use what I learned. Highly recommended. Jan Grzywinski, The Polish Saturday School in Manchester ...

Jan Grzywinski

I can say on behalf of the whole group that we felt very well on Saturday and we learned a lot from you. Thank you for everything, it was a good experience. ...

Réka Rakitai

Thank-you Saied Patel at Response First for the extremely professional but fun First Aid training course I attended last week. I hope I never have to use the skills I learnt but I'm more than confident to do so if needed. These life skills often get over looked, would you know wh...

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