Manual Handling Galway 

 Call:  087- 7950282

We Do Both Live Online

or at your workplace

Venue:  Live On Zoom €50.00


Get Certified Properly and

Stay Legally Compliant

Duration: Approx 2 Hours or Less Online

Live Tutor Led Online Manual Handling Course Via ZOOM

From The Comfort Of Your Own Home Save Up To 2 Hours

Classroom and travel time, Starts 7 pm every Wednesday

Course:                      Day:                    Time:

Manual Handling    Wednesday    2020-10-28T19:00


Manual Handling    Wednesday    2020-11-04T19:00


Manual Handling    Wednesday    2020-11-11T19:00

Manual Handling    Wednesday    2020-11-18T19:00

Manual Handling    Wednesday    2020-11-25T19:00

3 Year CertificationCall 087-7950282 to Book !!

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

Online Manual Handling Assessments Prerequisites 

1. You MUST have a second person with a mobile electronic

device to record 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

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

a push pull manoeuvre. 

In Light of recent COVID-19 Restrictions


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 Live Online with our tutor

or at your workplace.

Attending 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: 2 Hours

 PARTICIPANTS: 12 per class

 VENUE: ZOOM Online Platform

 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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