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Independent Handling

Manual Handling

Nearly all jobs involve some form of manual handling which includes lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying a range of objects. Use of poor techniques to move materials is the most common cause of injury at work.

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Independent Handling setting the standard for quality training
at a competitive price!

Training that makes a difference.

Independent Handling is an approved and accredited ITSSAR training provider for mobile equipment and other industry related courses. We are based in Exeter, Devon but with our network of fully trained and experienced instructors, are able to offer a national service throughout the UK on your premises. Giving large multisite businesses excellent training at completive prices with a localised friendly service.

So whether you require forklift training, scissor lift, crane, manual handling or any other of the many courses we offer, then call us now for a quote!

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Find any like for like quote cheaper and we will try our best to beat or match the price!

Why is training important

  • Safety of all employees
  • Cost reduction from reduced damage/stock
  • Efficiency through skilled operators


What the law states

  • Anyone using specialised equipment must be suitably trained and authorised
  • Systems for regular refresher courses must be put in place and records kept