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Manual Handling Galway 

 Call:  087- 7950282

We Do Both Live Online

or at your workplace

Venue:  Live Online €40.00


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Live Tutor Led Online assessments, Manual Handling Course 

From The Comfort Of Your Own Environment Save up to 2 Hrs

attendance and travel time, Available every day of the week.

This course is delivered and assessed live by a Qualified

Fetac/QQI Trainer which is recommended by the HSA !

Course:                   Day:                    Time:

Manual Handling  -  Monday      -     24 hours a day


Manual Handling  -  Tuesday     -     24 hours a day

Manual Handling  -  Wednesday  -  24 hours a day          

Manual Handling  -   Thursday  -     24 hours a day         

Manual Handling  -  Friday   -          24 hours a day

Manual Handling  -   Saturday    -    24 hours a day

Manual Handling  -  Sunday   -        24 hours a day   

3 Year CertificationCall 087-7950282 to Book !!

We can also send a tutor on-site to your workplace Just Call!

Online Manual Handling Assessments Prerequisites 

1. Ideally if you could have a second person with a mobile

electronic device ie: Ipad, I-Phone, Laptop etc to film you live in

front of the instructor to view all 360-degree angles.

2. You will be asked to demonstrate a number of lifts from

different heights, these are in module 5 and can be replayed

at any time for you to practice beforehand.

3. Please also have a trolley or similar device to perform

a push-pull manoeuvre. 

In Light of recent COVID-19 Restrictions


All practical demonstrations must be in the presence of a QQI/ Fetac Qualified

Instructor, Therefore demonstrations will take place Live Online

with our tutor from your own environment or at your workplace.

Attending On-site Workplace Manual Handling Assessments Prerequisites 

One on One Time slots will be given in Booking Order

Social Distancing Will Apply at Practical Demonstrations

PPE: Gloves and Face masks supplied Must be worn

COVID 19 Risk Assessment in Place

Please Note: A Person Can Only Be Certified Competent by Live Practical Demonstrations Only!!

in front of a QQI/Fetac Qualified tutor.

We can ZOOM Live to your premises if you require just

call us for more Info.

 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

 DURATION: up to 2 Hours

PARTICIPANTS: 12 per class

VENUE: Virtually Online or at your Workplace

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:
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

  • Farmhands

 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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