Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Duration: Half Day

Course Aim:
To provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge & skills to lift safely.

  • List the main duties of the employer & employee under the SHWW Act 2007
  • Describe 3 main steps an employer must take regarding the manual handling regulations
  • Identify key components of the spine
  • List the main muscle groups
  • Explain the purpose during lifting
  • Explain the difference between a Hazard & a Risk
  • Identify Risk factors using T.I.L.E
  • List the benefits of stretching
  • Perform stretching exercises safely
  • Lift safely

QQI Level 6

Participants will receive a Manual Handling Certificate valid for 2 years.