This course is suitable for any employee who is involved in any level of manual handling activity while at work. It covers all the requirements of the Safety Health & Welfare at Work (General Applications) Regulations 2007.
Legislation in relation to Manual Handling in the workplace
Musculoskeletal system & biomechanics of the spine
Mechanical back injury, causes and prevention
8 principles of lifting
Skills Demonstrations & practice
Maximum of 10 participants per class. Each student will be provided with comprehensive course notes.
3 - 4 Hours
Following successful completion of the course and examinations, participants will be awarded a Work Wise Manual Handling Certificate. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of issue.