Manual Handling Courses Galway

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

Course description

The course is various locations around the country including Galway City. St John Ambulance can also teach in-house at business premises if this is more suitable.

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, etc.

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