COURSES

Manual Handling

Outline

Manual Handling activities account for the most commonly reported injuries to the HSA. 

Aims 

The aim of this training to is to provide candidates with the required knowledge and practical skills to be able to carry out various manual handling tasks effectively and safely and to carry out their own dynamic risk assessments. 

Who should attend/Pre-Requisites  

This course is aimed at persons engaged in manual handling activities across all sectors.

Attendees should have a basic level of fitness, note there is a practical element to this training whereby attendees will be required to participate in various manual handling related activities. 

Attendees should advise in advance of the course if there are any reasons affecting their ability to participate. 

Max. number of participants 

12

Assessment 

Theory and Practical Assessment

Duration 

Half Day 

Certification 

Safety Solutions Certification (Training provided by QQI level 6 Instructor) 

Content 

Duties and Responsibilities 

  •        Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System
  •        Body Mechanics and Injury

Fitness and Flexibility

Hazards and Risk Identification (TILE)

Principles of Lifting

Practicable Lifts

Practical & Theory Assessment

Contact us 

Unit 2, Lyncon Court,
Snugborough Business & Technology Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin D15 NP49

Telephone: 01 835 4084