Manual Handling Training in Wicklow, Ireland
Chartered Physiotherapist Niamh Coffey was awarded Fetac Level 6 Manual Handling Instructor with Distinction in November 2016. This means Niamh is qualified to teach correct Manual Handling techniques in the workplace. It is a LEGAL REQUIREMENT for Employers to provide Manual Handling Training to Employees every 3 years to reduce the risk of back pain and musculoskeletal injuries.
Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007, Part 2, Chapter 4, Manual Handling of Loads’, states that staff engaged in manual handling must be trained to handle loads safely.
Anyone whose work includes manual handling activities, the transporting or supporting loads that include lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving a load that involves risk of back injury should be trained in correct manual handling techniques.
Manual Handling Course Outline
Niamh Coffey Physiotherapy offers comprehensive training to promote safe practices and reduce the risk of injuries. Invest in the well-being of your workforce with our practical training sessions. The Manual Handling course is designed for all individuals involved in work, including lifting and moving goods.
Manual Handling Training Duration
Manual Handling Training Aim
This course aims to teach participants safe manual handling techniques and practices in the workplace and to provide them with the knowledge to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries in their working environment.
Manual Handling Training Objectives
Understand and recite the legislation regarding the practice of safe manual handling in the workplace.
Manual Handling Course Content
All courses will be individually tailored towards the specific workplace. Contact Niamh for any queries and a quote. We can offer competitive prices based on number of people attending the course.