Manual Handling Training

 

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Manual Handling training is designed to give participants the knowledge to conduct all manual handling tasks in a safe manner to prevent injury. 

Our course complies with Health and Safety legislation as well as informing participants of the benefits of good manual handling. 

Participants are trained in the most up to date manual handling practices which, if used correctly, may help prevent a back injury.  

 
 

Course Objectives:

On completion of this course, learners will be able to;

Define manual handling as per the General Application Regulations 2007

Be aware of health & safety legislation

Understand the basic anatomy of the musculoskeletal system

Use the 8 principles of safe lifting correctly

 

Course Programme:

Definitions

Manual handling legislation – as it applies to the employer & employee

Dangers of using incorrect manual handling techniques

Body Mechanics

Anatomy of the spine & muscular system

Risk Assessment

Back care in everyday life

Lifting Safely

Practice in safe manual handling of loads

 

Training Methods:

Classroom based presentation with a practical demonstration & practice by learners.

 

Course Dates:

This course is delivered in our training room in Banagher every day. We are also available to come to your premises. Call us to book a time that suits you! 

 

Cost:

€45 per person. Discount available for group bookings.

 

Duration:

 9:30am - 12:30pm

 

 On successful completion of the course, participants will be awarded a Manual Handling certificate which is valid for 3 years.

Contact Carmel @ 057 91 52003 for more information or to book a place.

 

 

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