Providing instruction and training to relevant staff is a requirement outlined in the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, Regulations 2007, that must be adhered to in relation to manual handling.
The aim of our Manual Handling Training Course is to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to lift and move loads in accordance with good manual handling techniques.
It is a half day course, delivered by a certified trainer, through a combination of classroom based tutorials and practical training.
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Perform specific manual handling tasks competently to a recognized standard.
Complete essential risk assessment prior to completing manual handling tasks.
Identify ergonomic factors associated with their work activities.
Complete a series of exercises designed to improve strength, endurance and flexibility, the key components of physical fitness.
In order to partake in this course, participants must meet the following requirements:
Have a good level of English.
Manual Handling Legislation
Anatomy of the Spine
Posture & Fitness
Manual Handling Risk Assessments
Manual Handling Principles & Techniques
Theory & Practical Assessment
On successful completion, participants will be awarded with a FETAC Certificate which is valid for 3 years.