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Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling training courses enable safe manual handling  in the work place. Training courses supplied by Mc Nulty Training and Safety Solutions in counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo & Leitrim, Ireland

Manual Handling Definition

Manual Handling is the transporting or supporting of a load by one or more employees, which may include lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving of a load.

Course Aim

To provide information and practical instruction to enable you to safely perform manual handling techniques in the work place and to assess the task and the possible dangers.

Course Content

  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Anatomy / Biomechanics of Spine
  • Types of injury / prevention
  • Maintaining Good Posture
  • Fitness & Flexibility
  • Ergonomics
  • Unfamiliar Loads
  • Controlling Risks
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • 8 Principles of Safe Lifting
  • Practical Handling Techniques & Assessment

Method of Training

PowerPoint presentation delivered in a classroom situation followed by a practical demonstration incorporating the 8 Principles of Safe Lifting. Where possible training is carried out in the workplace in order to ensure that the training is embedded in the participants work practices.


Participants will be required to complete a course questionnaire and a practical demonstration including lifting to and from ground level, lifting to and from bench level, lifting to and from height and pushing & pulling a load. Assessment forms are used to record each individual's performance.

Delegates: Maximum 12 participants

Course Duration: Half- day

Certification: On successful completion of this course, Mc Nulty Training & Safety Solutions certificate will be issued.

Contact us today with your Manual Handling Training course requirements for businesses throughout counties Donegal, Sligo, Mayo & Leitrim, Ireland.