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Safety Ireland First Response: Manual Handling
The Manual Handling training course can be completed in 3½ hours.  It covers a range of topics in order to give the learner confidence to risk assess manual handling tasks and perform said tasks within their workplace.

This course is intended for people who wish to receive the theory and practical skills required for correct manual handling. The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, (General Applications) Regulations 2007, Chapter 4 of Part 2, outline the requirements that must be adhered to in relation to manual handling.

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Manual Handling Course

Manual Handling is a physical activity that takes place in every workplace, and in some cases the activity does not pose problem. However it can be a potential workplace hazard when an employee is required to handled very heavy loads, which could result in a back injury. The type of manual handling activity that needs to be assessed is defined in Regulation 68 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, (General Application) Regulations 2007

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Ergonomics
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Lifting
  • Practical : Lifting, Moving, Carrying, Push and Pull

Features:

  • Video based course ensures consistency
  • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Instructor led, hands on class format reinforces skills proficiency

In the classroom, students participate in simulated scenarios. Students work with an QQI Instructor to complete skills practice.

In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. S

Health & Safety Authority:

The Health & Safety Authority HSA have published a Guide to Manual Handling, its titled Management of Manual Handling in the Workplace you can download it by clicking here.

Course Format:

The course requires approximately 3½ hours to complete, including skills practice. While the main content of the course is general, each course is different in terms of learners, circumstance and requirements. There is no exam or assessment with this course but full participation is required to receive certification.

Who Should Attend:  
Prerequisites: None
Manual: Student Handbook
Duration: 3½ hours
Certificate: Certificate and Card issued to each participant
Certificate Valid For: 3 years
Accreditation: Safety Ireland First Response QQI Instructor
Public Course Cost:  
Discounts for In-Company & Group Courses:
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Booking For Groups/Companies:
Just contact us and we will arrange an Instructor for your own location. All we need is a room suitable for the group size. This course is also available for bookings on weekends. This course can also be run for your group at our training centre in Terenure, Dublin. This course can be tailored for your group/company own needs.

Booking For Individuals:
This course is available as an open course for individuals to join, just call us or join our email list for updates of new courses and check our schedule page for details of our next open course.

Need A Course Urgently:
If you require this course urgently for work or safety audit, we can arrange this course at any time and in any location. This is possible even if it's just for one person. Just contact us for a quote.

Equality, Access, Transfer and Progression:
Places on the course are provided on a first come basis. If a course is full additional courses may be scheduled if there is adequate demand. Safety Ireland will at all times ensure equality in our service provision. We therefore ask any learner that has specific learning requirements to contact our office on 01-44 22 999 or at the time of booking the training and we will ensure that all possible measures are taken to meet requirements. English is the language that the training is provided in and participants must have a good understanding of the English language.  If participants prefer they are welcome to bring along an interpreter; however prior notice must be given to Safety Ireland First Response.

 

 

 
 
 
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