IOSH Managing Safely in Exhibitions and Events version 2 
February 2022 
14th, 15th, 17th, 18th, 21st & 23rd. Morning sessions starting at 09:00 - 12:30 each day 
6 session in Total  
01539 437436  
(Calls may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes) 
Manual Handling Training - half day 
• Aims & Objectives of the course - Introduction 
• Expected Learning Outcome 
• Legislation and Policies 
o HASAWA 1974 
o Manual Handling Regulations 
• Responsibility of employers and employees under the law 
Anatomy of the Spine / Biomechanics and Back Care 
• Problems of back pain and potential impact of poor manual handling techniques 
• Structure and Function of the spine 
• Causes of back injuries and pain 
• Recognising and understanding dangerous postures. 
Principles in Practise 
• How to move objects safely 
o Individually 
o In teams or groups 
• Handling awkward or unusual goods 
• Use of specific Handling / Lifting Equipment 
Risk Management 
• The role of the risk assessor 
• How to identify hazards 
• How to apply principles of prevention to Manual Handling 
• Ergonomics and Manual Handling 
• Risk Assessments 
• Practical Risk Assessment exercises 


We work with a large number of companies and recognise that organisations have very different training needs. We are committed to providing a memorable and measurable training experience. 
We appreciate the pressures faced by businesses. Our specialist training teams deliver specific solutions to reflect the industry within which you and your firm operates. 
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