Manual Handling Training

Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 and General Applications 2007 all employees must complete a Manual Handling Course every 3 years. This applies to all employees either working in a physical or static (sitting or standing) role.

  • Course Duration- 2.5 – 3 hours
  • Course Content
  • Manual Handling introduction and definition
  • Structure and mechanics of the spine
  • Causes and Prevention of Back Pain
  • Risk assessment
  • Ergonomics- Static and Dynamic
  • Lifting Skills, theory and practical
  • The Law
  • Assessment and Quiz
  • Summary