Manual Handling Training - Friday 26th July 2019 9.30am
Manual Handling Training Course
This Manual Handling training course is designed to train participants in the theory and practice of safe manual handling. The course meets the requirements of “The General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Part 4 Chapter 2, Manual Handling of Loads”, this law states that where manual handling of loads cannot be eliminated or avoided the employer must then provide organisational means of managing hazardous manual handling in the workplace, this can include manual handling training.
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Course Times: 9.30 AM – 1.00 PM
Course Duration: 3-4 hours
Manual handling legislation
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
Understand what manual handling is
Understand Manual handling legislation
Identify what is considered as a hazardous load
Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
Conduct a manual handling risk assessment
Lift and handle loads safely.
Practice in the safe manual handling of loads to include
Lifting to and from the ground
Lifting to and from a height
Lifting to and from a Bench
Pushing and pulling
Lifting bags/sacks or other loads appropriate to the workplace
Guardian Safety Trainers: All trainers are certified to QQI level 6
Maximum Participants per course: 12
Who Should Attend: Anyone whose work includes Manual Handling activities.
Assessment: Theory test, followed by a practical assessment of safe manual handling lifting. Refresher training is recommended at intervals not greater than 3 years.
Special Instructions For This Course: Course participants should wear loose fitting comfortable clothing (trousers) and closed toe shoes.
Special requirements: Any special needs/requirements should be identified at the time of booking, we will assign a study buddy to you who will assist with your needs. All information will be kept confidential between you and the study buddy.
Certification: Guardian Safety Manual Handling Training Certificate is awarded to all participants upon successful completion of this training course.
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