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Manual Handling in Retail

Assessment type

Training only (attendance)

Minimum duration

30 Minutes

Course delivery



This training course aims to give trainees knowledge and understanding in manual handling in retail and allows trainees to view realistic scenes and be tested on their knowledge retention. Manual Handling injuries account for the vast majority of workplace injuries. Targeted at retail employees, this training course contains new information on risk analysis and assessing the load, in compliance with the latest guidelines.


  • The Spine
  • Reasons for Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Workplace Hazards
  • Risk Assessment
  • Correct Manual Handling Techniques
  • Back Exercises

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