Manual handling is a physical activity and relates to the transportation of objects or materials by carrying, pushing, lowering, or pulling.
There are though a number of risk factors associated with manual handling. Risks are increased if you are required to carry the object up and down stairs or any height.
Manual handling is defined in Regulation 68 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, (General Application) Regulations 2007:
“Manual Handling involves any transporting or supporting of any load by one or more employees, and includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving a load, which by reason of its characteristics or unfavourable ergonomic conditions, involves risk, particularly of back injury, to employees.”
Manual Handling courses are therefore aimed at any persons who, as part of their routine activities or as part of their job,
We designed this course to provide you with the knowledge to conduct manual handling activities in a safe manner that will help prevent injury. You will also understand the legal requirements associated with Manual Handling.
Our training includes practical skills to perform correct lifting techniques. Secondly you will also understand the limitations and mechanics of the spine and muscular system. In addition you will realise the consequences of incorrect carrying, lifting, pulling and pushing.
We will deliver the full course in 3 hours to a maximum of 12 participants at your company’s premises.
Certification will be provided on successful completion of this Manual Handling training course.
In a bid to reduce our carbon footprint, First Aid For Everyone will only send in-house certificates via electronic format. Printed certificates are available on request. All H.S.A. and PHECC accredited certificates will still be posted.
All participants will be trained by QQI (formerly FETAC) accredited experienced Level 6 instructors.
You choose what date and time suits you. After that we will come to you to deliver the Manual Handling course that you have chosen. For our set fee you can invite up 10 participants depending on the space available.
For more information please contact by email or give us call.
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