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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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Half Day

Who should attend?

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


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


  • 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


  • Written Test and Manual Handling Skills assessment by Instructor

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