Manual Handling Training Courses
Learn how to safely handle objects at work with our Manual Handling Courses
Manual Handling Training
Manual Handling Training is designed to prevent injury in the workplace by providing employees with the knowledge and skills to perform all lifting and manual handling tasks efficiently and safely. We provide participants with knowledge on the consequences of incorrect lifting techniques on the back and structure of the spine. By increasing awareness, we reduce the amount of injuries by insuring correct techniques are used.
Location: Blanchardstown Dublin
Max Capacity: 12 students
Social distancing in operation
Location: Online & Blanchardstown Dublin
Max Capacity: 20 students
Social distancing in operation
Max Capacity: Unlimited
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Upcoming Manual Handling Training
Book your space in our upcoming manual handling training courses.
We regularly run Manual Handling courses on-site in our Advanced Training facility in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15. If you would rather have us come to your business to train your team please visit this link to enquire today.
We offer class-based training and virtual/ blended online training for Manual Handling. Please choose the option that you prefer to book your place today.
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Our Manual Handling course provides learners with information & instruction on safe manual handling techniques which, if used correctly, may help prevent a back injury.
On completion of this course, learners will be able to;
Define manual handling as per the General Application Regulations 2007
Be aware of health & safety legislation
Understand the basic anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
Use the 8 principles of safe lifting correctly
Manual handling legislation – as it applies to the employer & employee
Dangers of using incorrect manual handling techniques
Anatomy of the spine & muscular system
Practice in safe manual handling of loads
Classroom based presentation with a practical demonstration & practice by learners
The course requires approximately 8 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. session still required with tutor)
Certificate of Competence will be issued to all learners who successfully complete & pass this course
Who Should Attend?
Under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, is a legal requirement for
ALL staff involved in manual handling operations to be trained in Manual Handling.
Assessment & Certification:
To receive certification for manual handling, all learners must successfully complete both the theory & practical components of the course. Certificates are valid for three years from date of issue.
Maximum of 12 learners
3 to 4 hour duration (full standard course)
Online theory course options also available through GTS Academy Online Platform (practical y Care Council Instructor to complete skills practice.
On Completion of the Course Participants Will:
Be awarded a HSA Approved Certificate
Understand the consequences of incorrect lifting
Understand the mechanics of the spine and muscular system
Understand the 8 principles of safe lifting