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Manual Handling Course
January 7, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
One event on January 7, 2019 at 9:00 am
This Manual Handling Course is appropriate for all employees that move and handle loads in the course of their work.
The Manual handling training is compliant with the Health and safety at Work Act 2007.
Duration: 4 hours
OFFER: Book Manual Handling along with People Moving & Handling on the same day for €90 – save €10 on separate cost !
Just enter the code MHPMSAVE10 at checkout)
The course comprises of theoretical and practical aspects of moving and handling.
The theory involves the basic principles of manual handling and explores its relationship to specific back injuries that may be sustained in the workplace. The Course is underpinned by current legislation in this regard, following up with an explanation of safer handling practices and risk assessment and discussion within the group.
Also covers: Legislation, Anatomy and Physiology, Ergonomics, Musculosceletal System, Biomechanics and Mechanism of Injury, Flexibility, Ergonomics and Principles of Lifting, Risk Assessment.
The practical section involves an exploration, demonstration and practice of the safe manual handling techniques. It focuses on inanimate loads to and from the ground and from various heights. It also involves pushing and pulling loads, supporting loads and team dynamics.
The focus throughout the training is on safety and prevention of injury to self and others.
SEE ALSO: Related Course on Same Day:
People Moving & Handling (Book both courses together for €90 instead of €100 – a 20% discount! Use code MHPMSAVE10 at the checkout)
For any further enquiries about this course, including running it onsite at your own venue, please don’t hesitate to contact us!