Manual Handling Assessor training

Manual Handling Assessor

A Manual Handling Assessor is responsible for carrying out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace.

This Manual Handling Assessor coure is available as live virtual training via a live video link. To book the virtual option, select virtual from the location drop-down menu, or call us on 0330 202 0668.

Course Overview

Manual Handling Assessor training provides the skills to conduct manual handling risk assessments.

The classroom-based training can be completed using generic or company-specific documentation and systems.

The training covers all areas of manual handling risk assessment in a combination of theoretical and practical sessions.

Course Objectives

Delegates completing a Manual Handling Assessor training course will be able to;

  • Carry out manual handling risk assessments in the workplace

Course Content

A Manual Handling Assessor training course includes;

  1. Legislation
  2. The scale of the problem
  3. The spine
  4. Types of handling related injury
  5. 5 steps to risk assessment
  6. Kinetic lifting technique
  7. Practical assessment exercises
  8. Written test


There are no formal prerequisites for a Manual Handling Assessor training course, however it is recommended delegates attend Manual Handling Awareness training.