Manual Handling

Manual Handling training as required under Regulation 13 of the 1993 (General application Regulations) and 1993 Manual Handling Regulations.


To provide the participant with the proper manual handling techniques when lifting, carrying, loading, pushing and supporting.

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • structure of the back including anatomy and physiology
  • Manual handling risk assessment and hazard identification
  • Ergonomics
  • Different types of lifs (lifting, moving carrying, push and pull)
  • Flexibility
  • general principles of lifting/handling
  • Practical demonstration of safe lifting tecniques by instructor followed by student

Note: Max 12 per course

Certification: Certificate of Attendance valid for 3 years

Duration: Half Day

Cost: €45

Course Date: On Request