Manual Handling Course

Our Manual Handling Course is available online or in person to help understand safe manual handling principles and implement the processes and activities required by the legislation to remove or reduce risks relating to manual handling in the workplace.

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Online Manual Handling Course

 

Manual handling injuries are one of the most common type of non-fatal injuries in the workplace in Ireland according to the Health & Safety Authority. And of those injuries, the back and spine are by far the most afflicted parts of the body. So, in order to protect yourself, comprehensive training is vital to ensure you don’t become another one of the statistics.                                                                                                                             

Manual Handling involves any moving or supporting of any load by one or more employees. This includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving a load. By virtue of the fact that you are liftingOnline Manaul Handling Training a load there may be adverse ergonomic conditions which may increase the risk of injury. In almost every workplace environment, manual handling is part of our daily lives.

 

 

 

 

Irish Manual Handling Legislation

The Irish legislation covering manual handling in the workplace in the main is within the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007. This legislation, referred to as the Manual Handling of Loads Regulations 2007, outlines the duties of the employer including the requirement to avoid manual handling where possible, to carry out manual handling risk assessments and to reduce the risk of manual handling injuries to employees by implementing appropriate controls.

 

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