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Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling

Course Details:

This course will satisfy your organisations training obligations under the 2007 Manual Handling Regulations and the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005.

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Duration:

Half Day

Who should attend?

Anyone who is engaged in the lifting and handling of loads as part of their role in the workplace

Objectives:

Participants who have completed this course will be able to:

  • Recognise a load, which is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
  • Lift and handle loads safely
Content:

Theory:

  • The law and its application to the manual handling environment
  • Muscular-skeletal system
  • Biomechanics and mechanism of injury
  • Flexibility
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Basic principles of lifting
Practical Application:
  • Lifting to and from ground level
  • Lifting to and from a height
  • Lifting to and from a bench
  • Pushing
  • Pulling

Examination:

  • Written Test and Manual Handling Skills assessment by Instructor
Certification:

The course is structured in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Health & Safety Authority and fulfils current Health & Safety Legislation requirements. A certificate of attendance will be issued to all successful participants

Participants Ratio:

Up to 8 participants per course