Manual Handling Training
- Tel: 01-8957677
The purpose of our Manual Handling training is to provide the learner with the skills and knowledge necessary to enable the learner to effectively apply the principles of safe Manual Handling practices to their place of work, given their specific roles, responsibilities and industry.
Who should attend:
The Manual Handling training course is suitable for any person whose work puts them at risk of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) which affects the back, neck, shoulders and upper limbs.
All QMS Solutions trainings are tailored to the specific training needs of the learner given their specific roles, responsibilities and training objectives. Training manuals are developed in consultation with the learner and / or client to ensure our trainings are practical in terms of the organisations needs now and into the future. Training manuals and course content are based on industry best practice, applicable legislation / regulatory requirements, FETAC criteria and international standards.
Topics covered within our Manual Handling modules include the following;
- Employers Duty
- Employees Duty of Care (2005 Act)
- Employers Responsibility
- Characteristics of the Working Environmentv
- Guideline Weights
- Reference Factors
- Characteristics of the Load
- Physical Effort Required
- Requirements of the Activity
- Individual Risk Factors
- The Spine
- Information and Training for Employees
- The Principles of Safe Lifting.
Training methodologies include lifting demonstrations by both the trainer and learner. All learners are supplied with training manuals and supporting process documentation. Trainings are interactive in that learners are encouraged through the use of the above resources to participate and therefore, contribute their views and opinions based on their own experience
€250 development cost and €90 per participant thereafter. Minimum Daily Rates Apply.
All learners are awarded a Certificate of Achievement on successful completion of the course.