ECITB Manual Handling


ECITB Manual Handling training provides comprehensive training on the key factors associated with manual handling operations. Participants learn to identify hazards and assess risks, while acquiring essential techniques for safe manual handling. The training emphasizes the importance of maintaining good posture and using mechanical aids when handling heavy objects. By understanding the potential risks associated with manual handling tasks and implementing appropriate control measures, participants can minimize workplace injuries and promote a safer working environment. This training ensures understanding and competency in performing manual handling operations safely.

Awarding Body

The Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) oversees training, certification, and standards in the engineering construction industry in the UK, ensuring workers possess requisite skills and qualifications to maintain industry standards and safety regulations.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify common hazards and risks associated with manual handling operations.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in employing safe manual handling techniques.
  • Apply risk assessment principles to mitigate hazards during manual handling tasks.
  • Collaborate effectively with team members during manual handling operations, ensuring safe lifting practices.
  • Exhibit understanding and competency in performing both individual and team lifts through practical exercises and assessments.

Start Time

End Time


08:30 am
12:30 pm
0.5 Day

Course Structure



No prerequisites are necessary.

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