Manual Handling

The main cause of non-fatal accidents in Ireland is incorrect manual handling, making up 33% of reported incidents. Incorrect manual handling can also manifest itself as work related ill health.

Manual Handling training is an essential course as it is one of the factors which can reduce musculoskeletal injuries and illness.

Who Should Attend?

This half day manual handling course is intended for all personnel who are involved in the movement of loads. This course is required by nearly every workplace. This course is very popular with: construction, hospitality, manufacturing, engineering, childcare,  food, and transport industries.

As an onsite course, it can be adapted to be more relevant to your organisation’s needs.

Course Programme:

  • Perform specific manual handling tasks competently to a recognised standard
  • Complete essential risk assessment prior to completing manual handling tasks
  • Identify ergonomic factors associated with their work activities
  • Complete a series of exercises designed to improve strength, endurance and flexibility, the key components of physical fitness

Duration: ½ Day

Course Delivery: Classroom