Manual Handling Training Course in , FRS Office Cahir, Carraigeen Industrial Estate, Cahir, Co Tipperary

Course Title:

Manual Handling

Course Sector:
Health & Safety
Manual Handling
1 Day(s)
Start Date:
Tue 6 Feb 2018 at 09:00
End Date
Tue 6 Feb 2018
Places Left:
FRS Office Cahir, Carraigeen Industrial Estate, Cahir, Co Tipperary
Booking Co-ordinator:
Aoife Kinsella
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Candidate Criteria

It is recommended that all participants wear suitable loose clothing such as a tracksuit and suitable footwear, Gloves may also be required depending on the type of activities in the workplace.

Course Content

•Introduction to Manual Handling
•Legislation on manual handling - 2005 Act:
•The Manual Handling Regulations 2007:
•Structure and functions of the spine
•How various parts of the human body function when lifting, pushing and pulling
•Flexibility as a basic requirement in the prevention of spinal injury
•Muscle action
•Principles of lifting and moving techniques
•Work place organisation to avoid obstructions to safe handling
•Identify the main risks associated with manual handling operations
•Developing lifting and moving techniques to overcome the identified risks

Practical- dealing with different types of Load:

•Lifting from the floor
•Lifting from the table
•Lifting from low to high
•Handling sacks and drums
•Pushing and pulling


•Practical Assessment
•Feedback on Examination