Manual handling injuries are the largest single cause of accidents within the workplace in Ireland. To comply with the 2007 Manual Handling Regulations, all staff engaged in the handling of products and loads must hold a certificate in manual handling training.
This training course will provide learners with the skills to safely carry out daily manual handling tasks correctly and minimise injury, particularly back injuries, to all participants.
This course is perfect for those companies and businesses returning to work after COVID restrictions ease, where employees are involved with lifting, moving or carrying items.
Course Duration: 3 hours and a max of 10 participants and minimum of 3 participants.
Course Location: Aspire Training, Marlinstown Business Park. Find us on Google Maps here.
Legislation – Employer and Employee
Injuries – Anatomy; Injuries
Assessing Tasks – The Load; Individual Capability; The Task; The Work Environment
Principles – Principles of Manual Handling; Demonstration
Practical – Practical Exercise; Applying principles to given situations
Assessments – Practical demonstration assessment; Brief written or oral assessment; Feedback
Upon Completion of this course, learners will;
Understand the meaning and importance of safe manual handling
Explain the most common causes of manual handling related injuries in the workplace
Understand both the employee and employer’s legal responsibilities in relation to manual handling
Be able to successfully asses different tasks and capabilities
Have carried out practical exercises of the principles and skills they have learned