Manual Handling training is designed to give participants the knowledge to conduct all manual handling tasks in a safe manner to prevent injury. This course complies with Health and Safety legislation as well as informing participants of the benefits of good manual handling.
Location: Hardware Association Ireland, Blackchurch Business Park, Rathcoole, Dublin
Cost: HAI Members: €85; Non Members: €110
On completion of this course, learners will be able to;
- Define manual handling as per the General Application Regulations 2007
- Be aware of health & safety legislation
- Understand the basic anatomy of the musculoskeletal system
- Use the 8 principles of safe lifting correctly
- Legislation – looking at employers and employees responsibilities
- Anatomy of the back – looking at different parts of the back and their functions, looking to see the possible injuries caused
- Investigating the most common causes of back injuries
- Ergonomics – how can we make lifting easier
- Lifting and moving – the main principles of manual handling
- Team Handling – What it is? How to carry out a team lift correctly?
- Hazard/Risk Identification exercise- this exercise will take place during the presentation with participants having to identify potential hazards in the workplace based on workplace situations.
- I.L.E/Risk Assessment
- Skills assessment – a physical demonstration of what we have learned
- Written assessment – a question and answer covering the topics learned
Who Should Attend?
Any hardware business owners, managers or reps who operate manual handling throughout their day-to-day activities.
Classroom based presentation with a practical demonstration & practice by learners.
About the trainer
Colm Coughlan is currently the Principal ICT Trainer at West Offaly Training.
Colm graduated from college with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental and Natural Resource Management Degree. Colm spent 10 months in an internship in this sector and during this time because of his interest in ICT he achieved a qualification in training delivery and decided to go down this route.
Colm is responsible for the development, co-ordination and delivery of up to date ICT training courses, where he delivers classes’ onsite, to groups and learners in various locations and facilities as needed. Colm holds the highest qualification in both Train the Trainer and Manual Handling Instruction.