Manual Handling Training

We have provided expert support for Manual Handling Training throughout the UK.

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A quick summary of why you should talk to MESH

If your employees routinely carry out tasks that involve manual handling you need them to be trained. This training should teach your employees safe technique, but more importantly, get them to consider risks before carrying out a task.

At MESH we guarantee to deliver training that your employees will relate to and will remember when they get back to their workplace. We have found this approach has helped our clients to maintain a safe and healthy work environment for their employees and therefore leads to less sickness absence and less claims against the business.

We had good feedback on the manual handling training and feel that if anything we should have asked more staff to attend it.  The training on lifting people was particularly beneficial.

Sarah Fisher, HR Administrator, Oil & Gas UK Ltd

 For evidence of manual handling training we've done please see what our customers have to say and some of our case studies.

We work for clients throughout the UK and you can contact us via the office most local to you

About Manual Handling Training

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Over a third of 3-day lost time injuries reported to the HSE are as a result of manual handling. The Manual Handling regulations require employers to reduce the risk of injury to the lowest level reasonably practicable. One element to achieving this, is to ensure your staff are adequately trained in good handling techniques.

Clearly the risk of injury from a manual handling task will be increased where workers do not have the information or training necessary to enable them to work safely. To keep your employees and business safe then your employees will need to recognise the risks.

Modern medical and scientific opinion accepts the scale of the problem from manual handling and stresses the importance of taking an ergonomic approach to remove or reduce the risk of manual handling injury.  The ergonomic approach looks at manual handling as a whole.  It takes into account a range of relevant factors, including the nature of the task, the load, the working environment and individual capability and requires worker participation. 

Therefore it is important that when staff are trained that they need to understand how to assess the risks from manual handling not only how to apply safe manual handling techniques.

Our satisfaction guarantee

MESH clients are happy clients. We provide highly professional Health & Safety training & services that guarantee our clients will never have to worry about a visit from the HSE. Our guarantee is that, in the unlikely event of any negative contact from the HSE, we will be available (free) to support you in your response. All we ask is that you have followed and implemented Health & Safety recommendations that we make as part of our work for you.


Your Options

MESH can offer a range of Manual Handling training options to organisations throughout the UK:

1. We can deliver tailored half day and full day training courses to organisations throughout the UK.

2. We can deliver train the trainer manual handling training to your staff to enable you to keep future training in-house and therefore reduce your longer term costs.

What we provide is legislative Manual Handling training compliance, which is a fundamental requirement placeds upon all businesses not matter what size or industry type.


Costs of training companies in manual handling will vary depending on the the numbers of staff to be trained and the location of the training.


As a guideline, fees for delivering a  training course in manual handling starts from as little as £315 for a half day course and £545 for a one day course to develop the required level of competence in staff to meet the individual organisations needs.

We believe our pricing is very competitive but we don't compromise on quality and you can be assured that our training will prove to be a benefit to your business.  We would expect you to shop around for quotations but would encourage you to check what level of service is being provided.  Ask yourself whether you getting a training course that will make a long-term difference to the health and safety of your staff and your business.  If in any doubt, please do contact us without obligation.

Where we work

MESH carry out Manual Handling training for companies in a diverse range of industries throughout the UK.

Please see our featured case study that clearly demonstrates this.

Our Head Office is in Kent, with regional offices located in London, The Home Counties, The Midlands, and The North East. 

Where we work

We work throughout the UK and Europe for companies in a diverse range of industries

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  • 2k
  • ADM Computing
  • ARA
  • ASDA
  • ASK
  • Actelion Pharmaceuticals
  • Aeropak
  • Amphenol
  • Ascent Media
  • BT Cables
  • Bactec
  • Berry Gardens
  • Biffa
  • British Transport Police
  • Burns Stewart
  • CCL Labels
  • CLP Envirogas
  • CScope
  • Cabot
  • Calsonic
  • Carefusion
  • Celtic Technologies
  • Charities Aid Foundation
  • Chemring Group
  • Chromalloy
  • Cleveland Potash
  • Colombier
  • Comma Oil
  • Crisplant
  • Crow TV
  • Crownlea
  • Cypress
  • DS Smiths Paper
  • Delcam
  • Doosan
  • Dovetail
  • Dowding & Mills
  • Dragon LNG
  • Driscolls
  • EJ Group
  • East Malling Research
  • Enesco
  • Esca
  • FM Coatings
  • Fairline
  • Fibreweb
  • Finsbury Food Group
  • Fourayres
  • GE Healthcare
  • Gardner
  • Givaudan
  • Graphic Packaging
  • Greenair
  • Groundsure
  • H&S Aviation
  • HESS
  • HV Wooding
  • Heatherwick Studio
  • Humber Bridge Board
  • IKO
  • Inditex
  • Intersnack
  • James Glancy Design
  • K College
  • KAB
  • Kelloggs
  • Kent County Council
  • Kinneir Dufort
  • Marley Eternit
  • Medash
  • Medway Council
  • Meggitt
  • Meiosis
  • Mitsui
  • Modem Media
  • Molycorp
  • National Maritime Museum
  • Nestledown Beds
  • Nevilles
  • Noble Foods
  • Norse
  • North Lanakshire Council
  • OSIL
  • Oil and Gas UK
  • Ormiston Bushfield Academy
  • P&O Ferries
  • PHC Occupational Health
  • Pall
  • Port of Tyne
  • Propak Foods
  • QTS Analytical
  • R&R Ice Cream
  • Ravensbourne College
  • SIMS Claims Services
  • SIRS Navigation
  • Saga
  • Service GFX
  • Sign 2000
  • South African Airways
  • Sterling
  • Stevens & Carlotti
  • Stirling Lloyd
  • Sulzer
  • Tecan
  • Techniglass
  • Thales
  • The Discovery Channel
  • The Football Pools
  • The Royal British Legion
  • The Welsh Assembly
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  • Unipart Eberspachers
  • ValeFresh
  • Vantia
  • Victoria Foods
  • Voith Turbo
  • Walkers
  • Warburtons
  • Wonga
  • Woollens
  • Youngman
  • mreal
  • xstrata

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