Manual Handling

Manual Handling 

Upcoming dates/locations

28 April: Maynooth University

08 June: Springhill Court Hotel, Kilkenny

Time: 3pm – 6pm

Fee: €40 – Includes training manual and certificate of attendance valid for 3 years.

Combo deal available: €89 when combined with First-Aid for School Staff on the same day – 9.30am-2.30pm

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Course content:
-Legislation (Common Law 2005 Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act / 2007 General Applications Regulations)
-Anatomy of the spine and mechanism of injury
-Fitness and flexibility requirements for safe manual handling
-Specific manual handling hazards relevant to the workplace
-Risk Assessment for manual handling tasks
-Individual risk factors
-Practical MH tasks
-Ergonomics: Practical application to workplace environment

More information:
Many employees within schools undertake potentially hazardous manual handling activities. This manual handling training course will provide education staff with the knowledge to reduce the risks from manual handling activities and understand the basic technique for completing a safe lift.

The course is designed for those members of staff who are required to undertake manual handling of inanimate objects, it is not designed for the moving and handling of pupils.

This course is an excellent addition to a CV if you are looking for employment as a SNA, teacher, childcare worker or in any workplace environment.

Course subject to a minimum of 12 particpants