Manual Handling Course Galway | Via ZOOM at 7:00pm

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Live Tutor Led Classroom Manual Handling Tuition Via ZOOM

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Please ring Michelle on 087-7950282 if you need any assistance.

Tuesday Evenings 7 pm: Venue: Live On Zoom €50

Duration: Approx 2 Hours

Call 087-7950282 to Book !!

Live Tutor Led Online Classroom Tuition Via ZOOM

Just Enter ID Code that you will receive via e-mail

FREE €50 Voucher ask when booking - T&C apply

To Comply with HSA Standards and Legislation all practical demonstrations must be hands-on and face to face in the presence of a QQI/ Fetac Qualified Instructor,

Therefore all demonstrations will take place in the Maldron Hotel, Sandy Rd, Galway City in Time Slots, on Wednesday Evening between 6 pm to 8 pm

One on One Time slots will be given in Booking Order

Social Distancing Will Apply at Practical Demonstrations

Certificates are issued the same day and are valid for 3 Years

PPE: Gloves and Face masks supplied Must be worn

COVID 19 Risk Assessment in Place

Please Note: Most Businesses Will NOT Accept Online Assessments, Only On-Site Practical Demonstrations!! Like This One as Recommended by the HSA.

Manual Handling Training Course Subjects

Manual Handling - introduction and definition

Structure and function of the human spine

Causes of back injuries

Prevention of back injuries

Ergonomic aspects of manual handling

Lifting skills - theory and practice

Reducing manual handling injuries

Current legislation, EU directives and statistics

Manual handling quiz/assessment

Programme summary Learner Outcomes

Understand the structure and functions of the human spine

Understand the main causes of back injuries in the workplace

Know the main causes of soft tissue injuries and cumulative strain

Have learned the correct posture for sitting and standing

Have learned the correct skills and techniques for lifting materials/equipment safely

Be able to identify and eliminate the causes of strain and injury in their workplace

Understand current legislation, and employer/employee responsibilities


PARTICIPANTS: 12 per class


CERTIFICATION: Lasts for 3 Years

PRICE: Call Michelle 087-7950282

If you have a query regarding any of our courses, please do not hesitate to Contact us

by E-mail: prestige.training@yahoo.ie

or Call: 087-7950282

Who Should Take This Manual Handling Training Course? The manual handling course is aimed at all levels of employees who may undertake manual handling operations, including the transporting of a load of items by lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof by hand or by bodily force. This includes, but is not limited to, professions such as:

Warehouse and factory staff

Heavy manual labourers

Unloading and loading of vehicles

Construction and building site workers

Office workers

Delivery drivers


Manual Handling accounts for 33% of Accidents reported to the Health and Safety Authority. Manual handling includes the use of the human body to lift, lower, fill, empty, or carry loads and also includes climbing, pushing, pulling, and pivoting, all of which pose the risk of injury to the back. The load can be inanimate (an object) or animate (animal or person) and manual handling injuries occurs in most industrial sectors including manufacturing and warehousing, retail, construction, transportation, agriculture and the health care sector.

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