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Manual Handling

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Manual Handling

This Manual handling theory courses explains how to conduct all manual handling activities in a manner that will prevent injury. The course will also explain the consequences of lifting incorrectly

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Suitable for All Levels

1 Hour Online Course

Certification Awarded

Online Assessment

Course aims

By the end of this course, you will understand:

  • Anatomy and Bio-mechanics
  • Principles of Manual Handling
  • How to lift correctly
  • Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
  • What is the current legislation
  • Lifting Techniques
  • The TILE system
  • Conducting a manual handling risk assessment

Requirements

None

Certification

At the end of the course, you’ll be Certified by the Irish Academy of Computer Training

Who would benefit

Anyone who works in an environment where they are expected to lift loads in the courses of their day to day duties

Why take the Course

Under the Manual Handling Regulations, any employee carrying out any form of manual handling must receive instruction in manual handling theory and correct manual handling technique in order to perform this safely.

Course curriculum

What will be covered throughout this course?

The course is divided into accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end:

  • What is Manual Handling
    • Overview
    • The Law
    • Common injuries
    • Employer and employee duties
  • Ergonomics and Bio-mechanics
    • Ergonomics and the spinal column
    • Musculoskeletal System
    • Bio-mechanics
  • Injuries and Fitness
    • What are the common injury types
    • What is fitness and how it helps
  • Risk Assessments
    • What is a risk assessment
    • Risk factors
    • Principles of manual handling
    • The TILE system
  • Manual Handling Techniques
    • The mechanics of movement
    • The 8 steps of lifting
    • Lifting from low levels
    • Lowering from a height
    • Carrying
    • Pushing and pulling

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