Manual handling training throughout Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex

MJ Training of Lowestoft, offers professional training in manual handling, contact us for more information.

Comprehensive training

Numerous people in the UK suffer from a musculoskeletal disorder that was caused by their current or past work. More than a third of all accidents reported each year are manual handling accidents. The manual handling training offered by MJ Training provides the required information and training for organisations about the risks connected with manual handling and relate them to your business / situation. We will train your staff on how to undertake a basic risk assessment and how to ensure that the necessary control measures are put in place.

With IOSH trained trainers, we offer a high level of training to our clients throughout the south east of England. Delivering training on your site, from London, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Great Yarmouth, Norwich and beyond.

Why undertake a manual handling training course?

– Ensures compliance with UK Health & Safety Legislation
– Training developed by health and safety professionals to ensure maximum benefits
– Reduces the risk of staff injuries and possible compensation claims
– Reduces the requirement for covering staff being off work due to manual handling injuries
– Covers your due diligence

Manual handling training

MJ Training Lowestoft provides a number of training courses on manual handling, including the Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling. We can also award our own non accredited certificate where the course again is exactly the same as the level 2 syllabus but we can also incorporate some practical examples into the course including the use of equipment you have on site. All courses can be used as a record of training and for compliance and audit purposes.


(Either accredited or non-accredited certificate awarded)
Principles of Manual Handling
Safe Moving and Handling (Loads)

Also available for those who are involved with the moving of people, in both adult and childcare:
– Moving of People Safely
– Safe Moving of People (Including Hoists)

Manual handling of loads

MJ Training of Lowestoft, offers in-depth courses on the Principles of Manual Handling of Loads for clients in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex. To book a course at your venue, call us today.

Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. At MJ Training, we offer a half day course in the Principles of Manual Handling. It covers all the basic principles of manual handling and provides an awareness of safe manual handling practices. This does not include any practical sessions.

For practical training using equipment in your workplace, you need the longer Safe Moving and Handling Course. For both of these courses you can achieve either the Level 2 Regulated Certificate or our own non accredited certificate.

Covering a range of topics

We cover the following topics:
– Common manual handling injuries
– Manual handling laws
– Responsibilities of employers and employees
– Risk assessments

Safe movement principles associated with manual handling, including the body’s:
– Musculoskeletal system
– Centre of gravity
– Lever system

Theory of safe manual handling principles, including:
– Preparing for a lift
– Solo lifting, carrying and lowering an object
– Team manual handling

Manual handling equipment:
– Types of manual handling aids and equipment
– Maintenance and requirements for testing

We also provide training on the Safe Moving of People (Including Hoists).

The course was informative and pitchted at the right speed for the content. The information on the spine was particularly interesting.’
- Craig - Starfrost, Oulton Broad, Suffolk 26 June 2018

MJ Training are very good as their training uses practical learning and not just watching videos.
Excellent training centre, they made the topic very easy to understand and very practical.
Absolutely loved the training, very enjoyable whilst learning at the same time. Made to feel very
The course is very useful. Thankyou.
- Errand Plus and Personal Service Ltd. 28th August 2019