Manual Handling Courses Dublin

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Price: POA
Duration: 1 day
Type:
Job Skills and CPD, Workshops

Course description

This four hour course equips participants with correct manual handling techniques to lift and carry loads with reduced risk of injury. The course meets the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, (General Application) Regulations 2007 (SI No. 299 of 2007).

This course is suitable for anyone whose tasks include lifting, carrying, pushing or transporting objects e.g. boxes, crates, barrels, kegs,

The course is run at St. John premises in Dublin and at other locations around the country. St John Ambulance can also teach in-house at clients premises if this is more suitable.

Course Content
Manual Handling defined
8 principles of lifting
Legislation
Anatomy and structures of the spine
Posture when lifting
Priorities of First Aid
Correct lifting techniques
What is it and how can it prevent injury
What is a Risk Assessment?
How to carry out a Risk Assessment

Evaluation/Assessment
The course is tested through skills demonstrations and a multiple choice assessment.

Certification
Successful participants are issued with a St John Ambulance certificate which is valid for 2 years.

Booking
Contact training@stjohn.ie with your details