Manual Handling Course
You’ll learn how to conduct all manual handling activities in a manner that will prevent injury. The course will also explain the consequences of lifting incorrectly.
Practical Assessment - Video Call
For Employees to be Certified for this course they must pass a Practical Assessment. Our Certified Assessor can conduct this 121 Practical Assessment via a short 'Video Call'. There is an additional fee per Practical Assessment.
What you'll learn
What is the current legislation
Anatomy and Bio-mechanics
Principles of Manual Handling and the TILE system
How to lift correctly and Lifting Techniques
Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
How to conduct a manual handling risk assessment
This course covers
Manual Handling Basics
- What is Manual Handling
- Manual Handling Injuries
- Employer and Employee Duties
Injuries and Fitness
- Common injuries
- What is fitness
Manual Handling Techniques
- Mechanics of movement
- The 8 Steps of lifting
- Lifting from low levels
- Lifting from a height
- Pushing and Pulling
Ergonomics and Bio-mechanics
- Ergonomics and the spinal column
- Musculoskeletal System
- Secondary liability
- What is a Risk Assessment
- Risk Factors
- Principles of Manual Handling
- Risk Assessments – TILE
Fully online course with no time limits. Multiple online assessment attempts allowed.
Course and Assessment created and approved by a QQI Level 6 Fully Certified Expert Trainer.
Course and Assessment must be completed every 3 years as per industry best practice.