Manual Handling

ACL Safety Training

Manual Handling

Manual Handling is the movement of any load by pushing, pulling, lifting, putting down or carrying and it involves a high risk of injury especially to the lower back. According to the Health & Safety Authority statistics, 33% of all work-related absences reported to it last year were due to Manual Handling injuries.

In order to reduce this number and under HSA legislation, all employees must hold a valid Manual Handling certificate and this training must be provided for by their employer every 2 years.

Course Objective:

The aim of this Manual Handling Training Course is to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitude to enable them to lift and move loads using good manual handling techniques thus avoiding the risk of injury to themselves or to others.

This ½ day course mixes practical skills with theory and is tailored to meet the specific needs of each company and their employees. All our courses are delivered by a qualified QQI Level 6 Instructor.

Course Content:

• Legislation
• Anatomy & Backcare
• Biomechanics
• Risk Assessment
• Practical Skills

Duration: ½ Day

Participants: 12 trainees maximum

Certification: An initial certificate valid for 2 years is issued following successful completion of a written and practical assessment, refresher certification is then valid for 3 years.

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About Us.

At ACL Safety Training all of our instructors are professionals in their field, qualified and accredited to the highest standards and dedicated to providing an exceptional service to our clients. We provide Health Safety & Wellbeing Training, Safety Certificate Monitoring, First Aid Supplies and Health & Safety Consultancy.

With offices in Kerry, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Dublin we provide highly skilled training Nationwide.

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