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Course contents

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
a hand holding a tyre - Manual Handling inc Tyres Training
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!

About this course

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

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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

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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 questions 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

153 real user reviews

4.7 out of 5
Clear and informative

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

Very interesting

Again as the manual handling course I learned more about handling small and heavy tyres and what to do if I couldn't do it on my own


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

Very informative

Very informative,brilliant content plenty of meaningful work related and personal day today life lifting advice.

wish all course's like this


Clear and relevant for everyone

The training was easy to follow, well explained giving also the why and the what. Maybe the part on the tires less relevant and bit long, but in life we never know.... Very good also the test that gives a good recap and opportunity to evaluate how much is understood and retained.


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

Protect our body

The course reminds you of safe practices which gives our body longevity.

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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