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NEBOSH HSE Manual Handling Risk Assessment

MBO Safety Services Limited is a NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) accredited training provider. We offer courses that are designed to provide managers, supervisors and employees with the skills and knowledge of how to deal with various health and safety issues.

NEBOSH and the health and safety regulator, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), have collaborated to develop a new qualification aimed at preventing one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders; manual handling.

The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment is a one-day qualification, based on HSE’s best practice guidance and tools. The content will help you to identify and assess manual handling risk, and more importantly, prioritise controls to protect workers.


The NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment is for anyone who gets involved with assessing and addressing manual handling risks.


Certification will be awarded by NEBOSH on successful completion of the course and passing the assessment.  

Course duration 

1 day.


The qualification will help you to:

  • Explain the importance of reducing risks associated with manual handling activities 
  • Understand responsibilities in relation to manual handling
  • Explain what manual handling risks are and how they may result in injury
  • Demonstrate and practice appropriate manual handling risk assessment technique
  • Apply wider elements of risk management for manual handling

Using this qualification to build in-house expertise will help organisations:

  • Protect team members from one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders
  • Have confidence that the approach adopted to manual handling risk assessment reflects best practice and utilises HSE manual handling tools and templates.
  • The qualification content is outlined in more detail in the syllabus guide, that is available to download from the Resources section below.

Assessment - A practical assessment is completed at the end of the course. After watching a video of a manual handling activity in a workplace, you will be asked to assess it using HSE tools and templates. Further detail is provided in the syllabus guide and Assessment Guidance documentation that are available to download from the Resources section below.

Questions and Answers – Time for attendees to clarify and query any of the points raised in the course and a course questionnaire to test attendees’ knowledge.  

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Complaints Procedure - NEBOSH

For further information on the NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment, please contact MBO Safety Services Limited and our dedicated training team will be happy to assist you. MBO are the health and safety advice experts.

Please note that there is an additional charge for any exam retakes, a fee will be charged per exam that is being re-taken.