Manual Handling in schools (InAnimate Handling) - Course Details

Course intro:

This Manual Handling in education training course is designed to provide teaching and support staff all the skills to interact with hazards and risks around manual handling in education. It is designed around in animate handling. The course covers best practice and assesses all the lifting, lowering, pushing and pulling all staff engage with.  This course is ideally suited for staff such as cleaning, kitchen, maintenance and other support staff that are not involved with children.


Course content

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Legislation – Legal Implications (Part 2, Chapter 4, Regulation 58/59)
  • Employer Duties
  • Employee Duties
  • 8 principles of Safe Lifting
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk Assessment (T.I.L.E.O)
  • Anatomy
  • Fit for work and practical skills
  • Evaluations


Practical and Theory assessment


Who is the course intended for:

All staff who engage in the in animate handling within the school