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Manual Handling (Inanimate Lifting)

Course Description

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.

Course Syllabus

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

Class Size & Student Resources

Maximum of 10 participants per class. Each student will be provided with comprehensive course notes.

Course Duration

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.

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