Safe Moving and Handling
(Manual Handling)

Online Level 2

Carrying a Box

Safe Moving and Handling 
(Manual Handling)


3-year nationally recognised certificate


1.5 hours of video-based learning and assessment

Laptop, PC, Smartphone or tablet

Video access for 8 months

CPD time credit conformation (2 hours)

Videos include subtitles

Includes manual & other downloads

Safe Moving and Handling - level 2

This course is suitable for all workplaces and meets the needs of the Health and Safety Executive Manual Handling Regulations 1992.

Manual handling techniques are not difficult to learn but with some very simple training you can reduce the risk of accidents and sustaining and injuries. This course is suitable for anyone whose work involves any kind of lifting.

This course includes:

  • Manual handling regulations



  • Guidelines

  • Manager's duties and responsibilities

  • Lifting safely

  • Risk assessment

  • Anatomy

  • Workstation and VDU safety

  • Moving and lifting

  • Lifting aids

Safe Moving and Handling

Is this course for me?

TheSafe Handling and Moving course is ideal for anyone in the workplace whose job involves any kind of lifting. Those in your organisation most likely to require this course include those involved in: Factories and warehousing Construction Distribution and logistics Office work Care work Retail Anyone whose job involves any type of lifting

Is online training recognised?

Yes, good news! The course meets and complies with the Health & Safety Executive's Manual Handling Regulations 1992.

How do I renew this qualification?

Your Safe Moving and Handling certificate remains valid for three years. There is no specific requalification course, you simply resit the course again. However, the new course you take will include all of the updates since your last qualification.

Is there a minimum age requirement?

Our courses have a minimum age requirement of 16. You must be over 16 years of age to take an IPS Safety Training course.

Can I earn CPD (Continuous Professional Development) points?

All IPS Safety Training courses have been independently certified as conforming to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. Certificates and qualifications that we provide include a CPD statement as well as the IPS Safety Training certificate. For online courses an evidence based learning statement is also provided. The Safe Moving and Handling qualification comes with 2 hours of CPD.

What topics will be covered?

  • Manual Handling Regulations
  • LOLER Regulations
  • PUWER Regulations
  • Guidelines for Manual Handling
  • How and Why we Lift Correctly
  • Manager's Duties
  • Lifting Safety
  • Assessing Risks
  • Assessing the Individual Move
  • Your Spine
  • Anatomy of an Injury
  • When an Accident Occurs
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Workstation and VDU safety
  • Moving and Lifting Objects
  • Intro to Box Lifting
  • Single Person Lift
  • Two Person Lifting
  • Working Together
  • Moving Unusual Objects
  • Odd-Shaped Objects
  • Pushing and Pulling
  • Lifting Aids
  • Using Lifting Aids
  • Motorised Lifting Aids
  • Conveyor Belts
  • Pallet Truck
  • Sack Truck
  • Trolley