Glenealy IT Centre

Manual Handling Training At Glenealy IT Centre

Accredited manual handling training

In-house Manual Handling Certificate of Attendance certified by the accredited Manual Handling Instructor, which is valid for 3 years.

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Course aim

This manual handling training course provides best practice training to staff engaged in the manual handling of loads under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2007. Attendees will be taught the skills needed to assess manual handling risks and to safely undertake these tasks.

Manual handling course content

  • Law related to manual handling
  • Employer & employee duties
  • Function & anatomy of the spine
  • Manual handling injuries & hazards
  • Means to avoid or reduce manual handling
  • Good handling techniques & practice
  • Conducting a risk assessment using the T.I.L.E. principle
  • The 8 principles of manual handling

Click here to find out more about manual handling from the Health and Safety Authority.

Dates & times

4 hours. Days and times to be confirmed, subject to the ongoing Covid 19 situation. 

Cost & funding

€65 . DEASP funding available, dependent on criteria. Please contact us for further details.