Manual Handling Training Course

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Course Aim:
Our Manual Handling course provides learners with information & instruction on safe manual handling techniques 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:

  • Manual handling legislation – as it applies to the employer & employee
  • Dangers of using incorrect manual handling techniques
  • Anatomy of the spine & muscular system
  • Practice in safe manual handling of loads

Training Methods:

Classroom based presentation with a practical demonstration & practice by learners

Who Should Attend?

Under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, is a legal requirement for

ALL staff involved in manual handling operations to be trained in Manual Handling.

Assessment & Certification:

To receive certification for manual handling, all learners must successfully complete both the theory & practical components of the course. Certificates are valid for three years from date of issue.

Additional Information:

  • Maximum of 12 learners
  • 3 to 4 hour duration
  • Certificate of Competence will be issued to all learners who successfully complete & pass this course
  • Price on application. We can also offer group discounts.  

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