Manual Handling Training

The principal objective of the course is to ensure delegates carry out manual handling in a safe manner.

Course Duration: 3 Hour

Cost per person: €35

Who Should Attend: Under the Manual Handling Regulations, any employee carrying out any form of manual handling must receive instruction in manual handling theory and correct manual handling technique in order to perform this safely.

Manual Handling Training

Course Objectives:

On completion of this Manual Handling Course, participants will have an understanding of:

  • The economic and health benefits of safe manual handling
  • How to assess manual handling tasks
  • How to implement the correct method of lifting ensuring minimal risk to self and co-workers
  • How to safely execute all relevant workplace manual handling tasks

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Course Content:

The programme covers the following elements:

  • Legislative requirements
  • Anatomy and the causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Prevention of MSDs
  • Types and principles of safe manual handling
  • Manual handling practicals and risk assessment
  • Assessing manual handling performance
  • Good posture and ergonomics
  • Current back care concepts
  • Strength and flexibility training

Further Details

The practicals cover all site- and task-specific manual handling work as per FETAC requirements.

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