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Manual Handling Training - Nenagh

Abbey Court Hotel, Nenagh
Wednesday, 18th July
6.30pm to 9.30pm

This course is intended to provide candidates with the competency to complete a range of manual handling tasks safely and to identify and assess the risks associated with the task. The program follows a set syllabus incorporating a mix of theory, practical, group work and demonstrations. Trainer: Safety Quality Systems

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On completion of the course the participant will:

Be able to demonstrate awareness of safe systems of work appropriate to a range of manual handling operations, recognise if a load is too heavy or awkward, lift and be familiar with safe lifting techniques compliant with current best practice.

Have a good knowledge of hazards presenting general risk of injury and the ability to manage the risks of injury in a manual handling operation.

Have a good knowledge of safe lifting and materials handling techniques and awareness of your responsibilities.

Course Syllabus

  • Definitions: Legal and technical terminology
  • Introduction to physiology of the spine and basic biomechanics
  • Risk Assessment- general, hazardous loads (group work)
  • Environment and manual handling hazards
  • Risk reduction and elimination
  • Safe lifting and handling techniques using light loads such as boxes
  • Good housekeeping
  • Personal protective equipment

Participants on this course will be awarded a certificate of completion by Safety Quality Systems