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Manual Handling Course

Our Manual Handling Course is available online included in this is the full practical assessment, you can be fully certified by the end of the day. 

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Our Manual Handling Course

Our Manual Handling Course is available online included is this is the full practical assessment, you can be fully certified by the end of the day. 

If you would like to purchase the online manual handling course for €65.00, please click on the icon below:

At Compliplus, we are a group of highly skilled and experienced safety consultants who are passionate about health and safety consulting. Our main goal is to make workplaces safer through innovative solutions for organisations. Our health & safety processes are designed to complement your existing structures, not create new ones.

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We understand one size doesn’t fit all, so Compliplus will help you integrate our health and safety programs into your workplace with flexible delivery options with a combination of ‘in-house’ and safety consultant delivered options available. Working together we can improve your health and safety culture and refine your safety systems through our range of innovative health and safety solutions

Course Certification lasts for 3 years before a refresher course will have to be
taken. Our Online Manual Handling Course takes approximately 90 mins with a
10 minute practical assessment to be completed after online course completion.

The objective of this Manual Handling course is to give delegates an
understanding of “safe manual handling” principles and be able to implement
the processes and activities required by the legislation to remove or reduce risks
relating to manual handling in the workplace

  • Review of Manual Handling Legislation
  • List Employer and Employee responsibilities and obligations
  • Identify Risk Assessment & Safe Working Loads
  • Recognise Handling Techniques – Old, Habitual, and New
  • Applying Legislation and Guidance
  • List the causes of common back injuries
  • Demonstrate the principles of good movement
  • Apply these principles to their own work situations
  • Practising and assessing the correct movements – peers and under the supervision of the tutor

Common back injuries and their causes

  • Identify Spine and vertebrae structures
  • Recognise injuries; skeletal and muscular
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Biomechanics, Spinal
  • Awareness and Posture
  • Identify the negative effect of poor posture and load position
  • Apply techniques of kinetic handling

Principles of good movement

  • Assessing the loads
  • Lifting &lowering from the floor and bench
  • Pushing & pulling
  • Stabilisation of Loads

This manual handling course is designed 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. 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.

In accordance with Irish legislation a practical assessment must be completed by the trainee on successful completion of manual handling training. This is to ensure that the trainee has understood and put safe manual handling into practice.

In reality, this is a short assessment undertaken and signed off by a qualified Manual Handling Instructor. On completion of Compliplus online training, a Tutor will assess each trainee in person or via a video link to establish the trainee’s understanding.

Upon successful completion of the assessment the trainee’s certificate is made available for download

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.

If you like to like to know more about our manual handling course please call (046) 924 5658 or E: info@compliplus.com

 

Testimonial

“Paddy goes above and beyond to enhance and complement the existing systems in our business thus causing less disruption to the day to day running of the business, his knowledge and experience ensure that we can be confident in the information he is giving us”

Myles Geraghty – Construction & Liason Manager – 08/10/2018