Manual Handling Training

The principal objective of the course is to ensure delegates carry out manual handling in a safe manner.

Course Duration: 3 Hour Course

Cost per person: €39

Who Should Attend: Under the Manual Handling Regulations, any employee carrying out any form of manual handling must receive instruction in manual handling theory and correct manual handling technique in order to perform this safely.


Course Objectives:

    On completion of this Manual Handling Course, participants will have an understanding of:
  • The economic and health benefits of safe manual handling
  • How to assess manual handling tasks
  • How to implement the correct method of lifting ensuring minimal risk to self and co-workers
  • How to safely execute all relevant workplace manual handling tasks


Course Content:

  • Legislative requirements
  • Anatomy and the causes of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
  • Prevention of MSDs
  • Types and principles of safe manual handling
  • Manual handling practicals and risk assessment
  • Assessing manual handling performance
  • Good posture and ergonomics
  • Current back care concepts
  • Strength and flexibility training

Further Details

The practicals cover all site- and task-specific manual handling work as per FETAC requirements.

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