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Manual Handling

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The Manual Handling course is suitable for any employee whose work involves occasional or regular lifting and moving of loads of any description either by hand or with the aid of a mechanical device.  

On completion of this course participants will:

  • Understand the importance of correct Manual Handling
  • Understand the correct methods of Manual Handling
  • Understand their responsibility in carrying out safe Manual Handling practices
  • Reinforce proper lifting techniques
3 hours approximately.
Enterprise Centre, Gorey Business Park (Y25 Y2 C8). 
Digital projector, lap top and screen.
COVID SAFE classroom style table layout with individual desks.
Suitably qualified and experienced tutors.
Minimum: 2, Maximum: 10
Theory and practical application
Written questions/observation
  • Statistics;
  • Evolution;
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 – Employer and Employee Duties, Consultation, H.S.A.;
  • Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007-2020;
  • Manual handling risk assessments;
  • Anatomy of the human spine;
  • Musculoskeletal system;
  • Posture;
  • Top heavy bending;
  • Back care;
  • Principles of safe lifting (kinetic method);
  • Practical demonstration by tutor;
  • Practical exercises based on risk assessments;
  • Team lifting;
  • Fitness for Work;
  • Post course evaluation;
  • Questions and answers.

Additional Information: Where possible, manual handling risk assessments should be provided in advance of training. It is also very helpful (if possible) for attendees to bring relevant materials handled by them to the course in their work vehicle. This course is interactive and involves a degree of physical fitness and mobility. Attendants should ensure that they are physically safe to undertake training and they wear any safety clothing supplied as part of their work and/or comfortable clothing and footwear.

Certification: A certificate of attendance is awarded to each participant on successful completion of this course. Certificates are valid for three years, in keeping with H.S.A. guidelines on training.

Manual Handling Friday 8th March 2024

Event Date Fri, 08 Mar, 2024 | 9:30 am
Event End Date Fri, 08 Mar, 2024 | 12:30 pm
Registration Start Date Mon, 31 Jul, 2023 12:00 am
Spaces 3
Cut off date Thu, 07 Mar, 2024 | 11:00 pm
Individual Price Fifty Euro
Gorey Business Pk
Gorey Business Park, Gorey
Gorey Business Pk
€50.00 3

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 Safe Pass Wexford Certified Training

Our courses are all certified and done in accordance with award body guidelines and internationally best practices. 

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 Safe Pass Wexford Certified Training

Our team of trainers are professional and experienced in dealing with individuals and groups from any sector to ensure you get the most of our any of our courses. 

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For groups or large companies we can provide on site certified training to suit your needs. Get in touch to find out more.

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Work Safe Ireland
Unit 12 Enterprise Centre,
Gorey Business Park,
Gorey, Co. Wexford.

Phone: +353 (0)53 9481445

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