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Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)

29th January, 2018

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Manual Handling

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MBO Safety Services Limited                                                                  Manual Handling

Course Overview

This course is designed for anyone who needs to lift and handle items at work.  This can include anyone from office workers lifting files and boxes to warehouse staff lifting deliveries and items for dispatch.

Delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.  We recommend that this course is renewed every 3 years.

Course duration
3 hours


  • Introduction – An overview of the course and a short discussion of attendees’ current level of knowledge and experience.
  • Manual Handling Regulations – An introduction to the Manual Handling regulations and an overview of the responsibilities of employers and employees.
  • Accidents and Injuries – An informative session on the main causes of accidents and injury from Manual Handling and how to avoid them.  Short discussion of attendees’ experience of workplace accidents.
  • Risk Assessment – An overview of the Risk Assessment process including definitions of key terms used plus a practical exercise so attendees can gain valuable experience in this important area.
  • Video ‘Watch Your Back’ – An introduction to safe manual handling in the workplace.
  • Manual Handling Techniques – An explanation of the techniques that can be used to avoid injury from Manual Handling tasks.  Also includes a practical demonstration so attendees can see for themselves how the techniques can be applied in their workplace.
  • Questions and Answers – Time for attendees to clarify and query any of the points raised in the course plus the course quiz to test attendees’ knowledge.

Our Services

MBO Safety Services Limited provides a range of services tailored to suit your business’s individual requirements. From personal consulting, to providing training courses, and bespoke policies and procedures, MBO Safety Services Limited invests the time to understand your business.

Tailored To You

MBO Safety Services Limited prides itself on quality, our consultants will work alongside you to create tailored policies and procedures which integrate seamlessly into your business.


MBO Safety Services Limited has a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses, all tailored to your business’s health and safety requirements.

Our courses can be held at our training facility, or at a location of your choice.

Tailored to You

MBO Safety Services Limited aims to tailor its services to meet individual business requirements. Our consultants will work within your business to fully understand your needs before developing bespoke policies and procedures that integrate seamlessly with your existing management systems.

Personal Touch

MBO Safety Services Limited prides itself on providing a personal service to all our customers. We offer common sense advice that suits your business.

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  • Expert Legal Advice and Guidance
  • Full Health and Safety Audit including Policies and Procedures
  • Safety Inspection and Reports
  • Development of Health and Safety Documentation
  • Site Inspections
  • Competent Persons Contract Agreements
  • Development of Risk Assessments
  • Development of Training Records and Departmental Matrices
  • Accident Investigation
  • Control of Contractors including Pre Assessment Questionnaires
  • Help and Guidance with Certification to Safe Contractor and CHAS
  • Construction Phase Health and Safety Plans