Covered in this course


This training course is broken down into 5 sections

  1. 1 You and Your Back
  2. 2 Preparation
  3. 3 Manual Handling
  4. 4 Moving and Lifting TYRES
  5. 5 Conclusion
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Close up of bending spine, showing effects on back as part of manual handling including tyres training

In this section we look at how our backs work and how poor Manual Handling technique can cause and contribute to illness and injury.

A list of questions to ask for manual handling including tyres preparation

What is the LITE procedure?

LITE stands for Load, Individual, Task, Environment. These four things are all important whenever you prepare to lift or move a load. You must assess the potential problems before you start!

A figure crouching to pick up a package to show correct manual handling

This section contains step-by-step guides to safe lifting, including lifting from the floor, lifting from waist height, team lifts and pushing and pulling.

Two men manual handling and lifting a tyre

This is the specialised section, specifically added to cover lifting and moving tyres. It includes small tyres, large tyres and tractor tyres, 2-man lifts and team lifts.

Large image of the presenter during the Manual handling including tyres training

This is the final slide before the test. It summarises the training and emphasises that it doesn't matter where you lift - it could be at work, it could be while you're out somewhere, it could be while you're at home - but wherever you are you need to put proper lifting techniques into practice, or you risk seriously damaging your back!


Being competent in safe Manual Handling is a legal requirement for your workplace, and this course provides everything you need to know - specifically addressing the task of moving and lifting tyres.

This Manual Handling course introduces the importance of safe manual handling in the workplace; essentially, this means the task of moving, lifting and transporting potentially heavy objects. It covers safe techniques for moving and lifting (including LITE), as well as looking at the anatomy of your back - helping you understand why it is so important to adopt best practice for lifting heavy or awkwardly shaped objects.

An estimated 909,000 working days are lost every year due to poor manual handling techniques. Poor manual handling also contributes to around 24% of injuries reported to RIDDOR. Ensure best practices and understand responsibilities for both employees and employers with our online course - It only takes 40 minutes to complete! 

This course is an extended version of our best-selling Manual Handling Training programme, and is particularly suited to those working around tyres; whether it's mechanics, tyre manufacturers or fleet managers.

Chris Miller, a presenter of Manual Handling including Tyres Training

Presented by

Chris Miller

The importance of Manual Handling including Tyres Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Manual Handling inc Tyres certificate


Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Manual Handling including Tyres Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Manual Handling including Tyres Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Manual Handling (Inc Tyres) Certificate

14 real user reviews

4.2 out of 5
concise and descriptive

Nicely broken down into bite size segments Nice to see actual visual representation of the lifting techniques, especially for lifting tyres.

To choppy

42 minutes in 47 chunks, and for each chunk I had to both click next and then play. Doesn't do much for keeping attention up - just concentrating on clicking next, move mouse and click play, then repeat... Content ok though

very straight forward and understandable

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

A lot to remember for the test

Informative but less questions

good to follow

This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars


the course was interesting,I enjoyed it


This is a very useful and informative course, it not only helps out at work but in your personal life also. The information is clear and memorable, then the test is easy and has a little sense of humour too.

Very easy to follwo course

This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars

Why is this training important?


It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

What are The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992? 

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 or MHOR defines manual handling as "Any transporting or supporting of a load by hand or bodily force", this also includes lifting, pushing, putting down, pulling and carrying. They are a set of regulations designed to reduce the risk of injury to workers when manual handling by as much as possible. 

Council Directive 90/269/EEC of 29th May 1990 on the minimum health and safety requirements for the manual handling of loads where there is a risk particularly of back injury to workers.

Employers must ensure that workers receive proper training and information on how to handle loads correctly, and the risks they might be open to - particularly if these tasks are not performed correctly

Council Directive 90/269/EEC, Article 6, Section 2

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