Manual Handling

Why should you attend?

To comply with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, the manual handling of loads Regulation 2007, and to reduce the risk of injury.  All staff must undertake a program of manual handling training, this course instructs employees in the theory and practice of safe manual handling and therefore reduces the risk of injury to staff.


Who should attend?

Staff involved in manual handling of inanimate loads in the workplaces and therefore is applicable to all staff whose work includes moving and handling activities.


Half day (4 hours), students will be evaluated on their handling techniques. They must demonstrate competence in all movements.

Maximum number of participants: 10

Refresher training

All persons must attend refresher training at intervals not more than every 3 years.

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