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TRAINING - Manual Handling

This half day course is designed to train individuals in the recommended method of manual handling of loads where lifting, lowering, pushing or pulling is involved. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations require employers to train their employees where manual handling involves a risk of injury to employees particularly where there is a risk of back injury.

The tutor is a qualified manual handling training instructor.

Content Of Training

  • The structure, anatomy and biomechanics of the spine and good posture
  • Familiarisation with safety legislation relating to manual handling
  • Principles and practices of manual handling techniques
  • The role of ergonomics and problem solving
  • How the spine is injured
  • The benefits of fitness

Course Evaluation & Certification

Individuals are required to complete a written assessment and are awarded a certificate on completion.

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