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Manual Handling Training

Naas Venue: Philip & Son Training Consultants, Unit D3, Southern Link Business Park, Naas, Kildare

8th July
29th June
22nd July
27th July
12th August
26th August
31st August
8th September
23rd Sept
28th September
7th October
21st October
26th October


Our half-day Manual Handling Training course will show your staff how to carry out tasks correctly and therefore avoid back injuries. To comply with current Safety Health & Welfare at work acts.

Staff engaged in handling must be given training in safe handling techniques. By training your staff on how to conduct manual handling safely, you are complying with your legal requirements.

Who should attend this course

This training is aimed at any one who is engaged in manual lifting in there job

Course Objectives

On completion of this programme, participants will be able to:

  • Lift and handle loads safely.
  • Recognise a load which is too heavy or awkward.

Course Programme

Module 1. Health & safety legislation – By the end of this module you will be able to list your requirements under the relevant health & safety legislation

Module 2. Spinal structure & injury – By the end of this module you will be able to list the structure of your spine and ways it can be injured undertaking manual handling tasks

Module 3. Fitness for work – By the end of this module you will be to describe why fitness is important in relation to lifting tasks

Module 4. Ergonomics & risk assessment – By the end of this module you will be able to describe what ergonomics is, also list the components of risk assessment of lifting tasks

Module 5. Safe lifting & handling principles – By the end of this module you will be able to list the 8 principles of safe moving & handling and demonstrate a range of tasks.

Method of training

The course is highly interactive with each theory session being followed by a demonstration, practical tasks and assessment of individual skills.

Assessment & Certification

Continuous assessment throughout the course. students receive a PSTC certificate on completion. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Duration & Cost

Half day course and cost is €50

Additional information

Naas Course

10th June, 24th June, 29th June, 8th July, 22nd July, 27th July, 12th August, 26th August, 31st August, 8th September, 23rd Sept, 28th September, 7th October, 21st October, 26th October


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