Manual Handling

Manual Handling Training provides candidates with information & instruction on safe manual handling techniques which, if used correctly, may help prevent injury. Manual handling training is required under the 2007 (General Application Regulations)

Description

•Introduction to Manual Handling
•Legislation on manual handling - 2005 Act:
•The Manual Handling Regulations 2007:
•Structure and functions of the spine
•How various parts of the human body function when lifting, pushing and pulling
•Flexibility as a basic requirement in the prevention of spinal injury
•Muscle action
•Principles of lifting and moving techniques
•Work place organisation to avoid obstructions to safe handling
•Identify the main risks associated with manual handling operations
•Developing lifting and moving techniques to overcome the identified risks

Practical- dealing with different types of Load:

•Lifting from the floor
•Lifting from the table
•Lifting from low to high
•Handling sacks and drums
•Pushing and pulling

Examination:

•Practical Assessment
•Feedback on Examination

Contents

•Introduction to Manual Handling
•Legislation on manual handling - 2005 Act:
•The Manual Handling Regulations 2007
•Structure and functions of the spine
•How various parts of the human body function when lifting, pushing and pulling
•Flexibility as a basic requirement in the prevention of spinal injury
•Muscle action
•Principles of lifting and moving techniques
•Work place organisation to avoid obstructions to safe handling
•Identify the main risks associated with manual handling operations
•Developing lifting and moving techniques to overcome the identified risks Practical- dealing with different types of Load
•Lifting from the floor
•Lifting from the table
•Lifting from low to high
•Handling sacks and drums


Assessment will include:
Pushing and pulling Examination:
Practical Assessment

Candidate Criteria

Clothing
It is recommended that all participants wear suitable loose clothing such as a tracksuit and suitable footwear, Gloves may also be required depending on the type of activities in the workplace.

Course Notes

All learning material will be provided by FRS Training.

Successful candidates will receive an FRS certificate of completion

Course schedule.

Below you will find all dates and locations that this course is running.

Manual Handling

Limited availability
22 August 2018
Main St, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim

Manual Handling

Limited availability
28 August 2018
Derryvale, Roscrea, Tipperary

Manual Handling

Limited availability
30 August 2018
Granard Road, Ballyjamesduff, CO. Cavan

Manual Handling

Limited availability
31 August 2018
Swan Point, Sligo Town, Sligo

Manual Handling

Limited availability
31 August 2018
Castlecara Rd,, Attifinlay, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim

Manual Handling

Limited availability
7 September 2018
Main St, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim

Manual Handling

Limited availability
12 September 2018
Granard Rd,, Ballyjamesduff, Cavan

Manual Handling

Limited availability
1 October 2018
Main St, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim

Manual Handling

Limited availability
2 November 2018
Main St, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim

Manual Handling

Limited availability
20 December 2018
Main St, Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim

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Manual Handling