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Online Manual Handling Load Training Course – MH03L

Our online manual handling load training course is specifically designed for those whose main role involves handling a variety of inanimate objects whilst working in the workplace. This course can be specifically tailored and adapted to suit specific tasks such as transporting, pushing, pulling and supporting a variety of loads. 

This online course is live-streamed using ‘Zoom‘. It’s the same great training that is offered on our offline course, achieving high levels of interaction and is still being delivered by a knowledgeable and experienced trainer. Where required all course materials are provided in advance of training, all you need is access to the internet and a suitable device (computer, laptop, I-pad or similar) to join in.

“Nigel was amazing, encouraging and a great teacher to have. Everything on this course (Emergency First Aid at Work) was helpful. 10/10″


JE, Full Circle
May 2023

Why do our customers choose us for online manual handling training?

Acorn Health and Safety Manual Handling Training and Consultancy

Some musculoskeletal injury cases (which often culminate by minor bad habits in terms of lifting inanimate objects or loads) could be prevented with adequate training, and account for significant sickness absences amongst the UK workforce. Our online manual load handling course is led by Sarah, a registered nurse and advanced moving and handling practitioner..

We achieve great levels of interaction in all of the courses that we provide and we have endeavoured to create a variety of online courses that continue to provide the great levels of interaction that delegates expect from our courses. The different teaching methodologies that are employed as well as our knowledge and experience and the opportunity for delegates to interact with each other / the trainer ensures that our online training is highly educational and interactive.

Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and experienced trainers, all of whom hold adult teaching qualifications supported by a professional qualification and considerable, hands-on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.

Teaching 18,000 delegates a year, Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams. We are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.

How do we approach manual handling?

Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:

  • Predisposing factors of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Postural awareness and static loading
  • Spinal awareness
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Unsafe practices
  • Team handling


This course is of 3 hours (half day) duration


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What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We will provide delegates with a variety of course materials such as handouts and workbooks prior to online training commencing. This will be sent in the form of email so that delegates are able to access these during the course. Upon successful completion of the course - delegates will receive a course certificate for their records and as proof of completion.

As the physical course is practical in nature, we will show all of the practical aspects of the course via video call. This ensures that delegates are able to learn how to handle manual handling of loads safely and remotely.

We achieve great levels of interaction - regardless of the fact that we are delivering this training session remotely. Our expert trainers hold the relevant training certifications and have many years of experience training a wide range of delegates from a wide range of industries.

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘manual handling load’ course portfolio is just one group of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aidfire safetyfood safety, manual handlinghealthcare training and health and safety.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost-effective solution.

Not every course can be 'off the shelf'.

Our tailored health and safety training is aimed at meeting the needs of customers who have specific subjects to be covered within their health and safety staff training.

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Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.

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