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Manual Handling Course for Drivers

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“Manual Handling Training Course for Drivers” is designed to give drivers & helpers the skillset and knowledge to perform manual handling tasks in a safe manner which will help prevent damage or injury. Manual Handling Training Course specifically for drivers

Manual Handling  for Drivers” is designed for drivers & helpers who are dealing with any transporting or supporting of a load  which includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving, which by reason of its characteristics or of unfavourable ergonomic conditions involves risk, particularly of back injury. This dynamic training provides practical guidance on the Manual Handling of Loads Regulation, which forms part of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007

  1. Avoidance of Manual Handling
  2. Reduction of Manual Handling
  3. Risk Assessment of Manual Handling Tasks

This course is tailored to the requirements of “Drivers & Helpers” and includes the following;

  • Legislation
  • Structure of the Spine
  • Injury to the Spine
  • Fitness & Diet
  • Ergonomics
  • Principles of Safe Moving & Handling
  • Practical Exercise. Including skill tests

Particular attention will be given to the work areas associated with manual handling for Professional Drivers in all industries;

  • Loading & Unloading vehicles
    • Opening Curtains on Curtainsiders;
    • Climbing onto Trailer/loads/s
    • Entering & Exiting Cabs
    • Use of Hand Pallet trucks
    • Use of trollies/carts/sack cars
    • Lifting after continuous period of driving
    • Lifting from car tailgates
      • Simple exercises to avoid injuries
      • Simple stretching exercises to relieve driver tension

    The “Manual Handling for Drivers” course is available each month and  by appointment.

Duration 3 1/2 hours (approx.)   Certificate available to participants on successful completion

Do you have questions about Drivers Manual Handling Training Course? Contact Safe Driving For Work

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Carlton Hotel


Safe Driving For Work

Safe Driving For Work,

is a provider of driving assessment and training solutions for many years.

Kieran Ryan owner and coordinator  provides driver and driver management solutions for all aspects of Safe Driving For Work.

Kieran works with an extensive network of partners and consultants who offer Driving For Work solutions as part of their business services.

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