Specialist Medical Training & Supplies

Delivered In Person, at Your Practice

087 131 2869

086 237 8190

Course Objectives

On completion of this Manual Handling Training course, participants will be able to:

  • Perform specific Manual Handling tasks competently to a recognised standard.
  • Complete essential risk assessment prior to completing manual handling tasks.
  • Identify Ergonomic factors associated with their work activities.
  • Complete a series of exercises designed to improve strength, endurance and flexibility, the key components of physical fitness.

Who Is This Course Intended For?

All personnel who are involved in the movement of loads.

Course Content

  • Legislation (Common Law, 2005 SHWW Act, 1993 General Applications Regs, Part VI).
  • Anatomy of the spine and mechanism of injury.
  • Fitness and flexibility requirements for safe Manual Handling.
  • Specific Manual Handling hazards relevant to the workplace.
  • Risk Assessment for Manual Handling Tasks.
  • Individual Risk Factors.
  • Practical Manual Handling Techniques.
  • Procedures for dealing with unfamiliar loads.
  • Ergonomics: Practical application to workplace environment.


Minimum 10 persons


Half Day
Full certification of attendance and individual assessment reports will be provided for each participant.


Demesne, Dunmanway, Co. Cork 

E: frontlinemedical.ie@gmail.com

VAT. No. 3233049LH

Reg. No. 537832


Established by Experienced Ambulance Service Personnel with the aim of improving the standard for health, safety and first aid training for industry and the public across all of Ireland.

Specialist Training & Supplies.


TEL:+353 (0)87 131 2869

TEL:+353 (0)86 237 8190

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