Manual Handling (L2 Accredited)


Manual handling is one of the most common causes of workplace injury. That’s why the law requires charities and community groups to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to their employees and volunteers. This includes suitable training, such as the Qualsafe Level 2 Award in Manual Handling. Suitable for anyone who has to move objects as part of their paid or voluntary role.


  • The costs of manual handling related injury in the workplace
  • The anatomy and make up of the spine, vertebrae, discs, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves and how damage is caused
  • Dynamics of the back and how manual handling places immense strain on the body
  • The legal duties of employers and employees with regard to manual handling operations
  • Self assessment of manual handling operations considering the task, the individual, the load and the environment
  • How to lift and move loads safely with practical exercises to ensure techniques have been fully understood
  • Practical manual handling risk assessment


By completing the course you will be able to recognise manual handling risks, learn how to carry out risk assessments, make risk management recommendations and apply safer lifting and handling techniques to a variety of workplace tasks

Course Location

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Centre Supporting Voluntary Action Chelmsford
Burgess Well House, Coval Lane,

Location Notes

Located in central Chelmsford opposite Halford House. Entry at side of the building past some grey gates. 5 minute walk from Chelmsford station and close to bus station. We strongly recommend using Park & Ride or for details of car parking see here.  If you choose to drive, use the postcode CM1 1TD for best satnav results.

17 September 2019
9:30 am - 2:00 pm



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Ticket TypePriceSpaces
Statutory and commercial organisations£120.00
Uttlesford based organisations with registered charity status£25.00
Voluntary and community organisations, town and parish councils and CICs with over £500,000 income PA£95.00
Voluntary and community organisations, town and parish councils and CICs with under £100,000 income PA£45.00
Voluntary and community organisations, town and parish councils and CICs with £100,000 - £500,000 income PA£70.00