Manual Handling

Aim:  The aim of this course is to provide the candidate with a theoretical knowledge and the practical skills; to recognise the risks of unsafe practices involved in manual handling as required by the Manual Handling Regulations.

Who is this course for? Under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007, it is a requirement that ALL employees attend Manual Handling Training with particular emphasis on anyone who is engaged in the lifting and handling of loads.

Course Topics: 

  • Health and Safety Legislation
  • The Musculoskeletal System
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment T.I.L.E.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E)
  • Manual Handling Injuries
  • Safe Manual Handling
  • Manual Handling demonstration
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • The basic principles of Safe Lifting

Method of Delivery: Small group, face to face delivery. This course is facilitated by a trainer who will use a variety of techniques, including demonstrations and group discussions, to guide participants through the course content.

Duration: 3 hours

Assessment: Practical Assessment

Certification: TTM Training Certification

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