Hospitality and catering

Manual Handling in Hospitality and Catering

Duration: approximately 4 hours self-paced

This course is appropriate for everyone in the food industry. Ensuring you work safely reducing any risks, understanding correct techniques and practices to follow. Validated by Occupational Awards Ltd.


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If you would like to purchase a course for multiple people, please contact us on 01287 640062 or so we can process a bulk course order for you.


What will the course cover?

  • Define manual handling
  • Describe the employers manual handling duties
  • Identify the employees manual handling responsibilities
  • State what information manual handling training should contain
  • Classify the different injuries which can occur by manual handling accidents and incidents
  • Recognise risk factors when manual handling
  • State the purpose of a risk assessment
  • List the five basic steps of a risk assessment
  • Summarise the solutions to avoiding manual handling
  • Explain the six problems to look for when performing an assessment and how to reduce the risks
  • Define the purpose of using mechanical aids and how to use them safely
  • List different types of mechanical aids
  • Describe the different weights which can be lifted at different heights safely
  • Explain the correct manual handling technique that should be followed
  • Recognise hazards to be aware of when manual handling