Manual Handling Training Course in Leitrim, The Bush Hotel, Main St, Carrick-On-Shannon


Course Title:

Manual Handling

Course Sector:
Health & Safety
Description:
Manual Handling
Duration:
1 Day(s)
Start Date:
Thu 22 Mar 2018 at 13:00
End Date
Thu 22 Mar 2018
Places Left:
0
Location:
The Bush Hotel, Main St, Carrick-On-Shannon
County:
Leitrim
Price:
€60
Booking Co-ordinator:
Anita Keville
Booking Email:
akeville@frstraining.com
Booking Contact Number:
08764 11240 / 071 966 3952
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Candidate Criteria

Clothing
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

Examination:

•Practical Assessment
•Feedback on Examination