Manual Handling

Start date: 17/06/2024
Cost: €80
Venue: Zoom
Places Currently Available
Description

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to correctly pre-assess, lift, carry and lower objects.  It will identify best health and safety practice.
Manual Handling is the transporting or supporting of a load that involves lifting, putting down, pushing pulling, carrying or moving.
Many people hurt their back, arms, hands or feet lifting everyday loads, not just lifting heavy objects.

We also offer People Moving and Handling Training for those working in the healthcare sector, this is a separate course.

Aims & Objectives

Aims

• To provide the knowledge and skills for safe Manual Handling

Objectives / On completion of the course the participant will be able to
• Carry out a manual handling risk assessment
• Perform the correct steps of safe manual handling
• Perform specific Manual Handling tasks competently to a recognised standard
• Identify ergonomic factors associated with their work activities

Target Audience

This course is suitable ofor employees who are required to lift objects as part of their work.

Contents

Contents Include: 

• Anatomy of the spine
• Fitness and flexibility requirements
• Specific hazards relevant to the workplace
• Manual Handling Risk Assessment
• Procedures for dealing with unfamiliar loads
• Practical Training & Techniques (lifting and handling of goods and materials).
• Ergonomics: Practical application to workplace environment
• Legislation (SHWW Act 2005, Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, Part 2, Chapter 4)

Delivery Method

•      Powerpoint presentation
•      Videos
•      Discussions
•      Practical demonstration & assessment
•      Theory assessment

Course Duration

This is a ½ Day Course.

Assessment

Participants are required to complete a short multiple choice assessment & practical lifting demonstration.

Certification
Safetech certification is provided on successful completion of the course.

Certification Duration

Certificates are valid for 3 years.

Maximum Participants

Max Participants is 12.

Funding Available

Unemployed

If you are unemployed and seeking work, you may be eligible for funding from the Department of Social Protection to cover all, or some of the costs of your training. (means depending, you may be entitled to up to €1000).

Candidates who wish to avail of this must make an appointment with a case officer in their local Intreo office, discuss their case & apply for funding. The candidate will receive a funding application form which they must sign & bring/post to us. Upon completion, we will send this back to the case officer who will then review the funding application.

Upon receiving funding approval in the post from the Department of Social Protection, candidates must then call us to reserve a place on our course. We cannot confirm a place on our course until funding approval is gained.

Employed

If employed within the private sector or are a sole trader, there may also be funding assistance available through Skillnet funding. Skillnet may fund a percentage of your training, if eligible. For more details on this, please contact us on 074 91 27786.

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