Specialist Medical Training & Supplies

Delivered In Person, at Your Practice

087 131 2869

086 237 8190


Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act (2005)

Safety Health and Welfare at work (General Applications) Regulations 2007

SI No 299 of 2007 – Manual handling regulations 68 & 69

 Course Aim                              

To provide participants with a good knowledge of Moving & Handling principles and practice moving inanimate objects and patients

 Target Group                           

  • Family Carers
  • Nurses
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Nursing Home staff
  • SNAs


1 Day


Venues nationwide

 Course Content                        

  • Legislation
  • The back: how it works, how it may be injured
  • Fitness and Flexibility
  • Ergonomics
  • Anatomy
  • Hazardous Loads
  • Spinal Biomechanics 
  • Manual Handling Assessment
  • Principles of Safe Handling
  • Inanimate and Patient Handling Practical Sessions
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Good Housekeeping

 Training Methods

The course is a mixture of theory, practical demonstrations and practical application of the theory in using moving and handling aids to move people safely. A workbook is also completed with moving and handling relevant questions.

 Assessment Criteria

The Learner is assessed on their ability to complete a series of Patient Moving & Handling tasks safely.  


A Certificate of Attendance is issued upon successful completion of the training. 

This certificate is valid for two years from date of issue.



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.


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