Manual Handling
Average Duration: 1-2 Hour
Digital & Printable Certificate
Unlimited Exam Attempts
Accepted Across Ireland, UK and Europe
Valid For 3 Years
Self-Paced. Available 24/7
Available On All Major Devices
Live Student Support
Permanent Record Of Training
User Management Tools Available

Online Manual Handling Training Course

This Manual Handling Training Course helps employers ensure that they and their employees are sufficiently trained in the principles and practices of safe manual handling.

This course provides the necessary information and training for organizations to understand more about the risks associated with manual handling, how to undergo a risk assessment, and how to ensure appropriate control measures are put in place.

This training is fully compiled with Irish Legislation Requirements,in accordance with General Applications Regulation 2007 and provides a practical guide for managing and carrying out safe and healthy manual handling. The course also features videos, diagrams, and downloadable resources.

Covers all the HSA Requirements for Manual Handling Training
Developed by NFQ FETAC Level 6 Instructor(from QQI)
Approximate duration: 1-2 hours

Full Theory Part & Practical Session Online and no extra charges. Please read the FAQ on our website for more information.

On completion, download and print your certificate and receive it by email straight away. You have 3 years free access to your course content and to your certificate.

Course Content
1. Manual Handling Injuries - Types of injury, immediate injuries, and musculoskeletal disorders.
2. Risk Assessments for Safe Manual Handling - what is a risk assessment?, who should carry out a risk assessment?, identifying hazards, TILE, factors that increase the risk of harm, deciding who may be harmed and how, occupations most at risk, evaluating risks, recording the significant findings, reviewing and updating, results of your risk assessment.
3. Avoiding and Controlling the Risks - employer duties, avoiding manual handling, reducing the risk, team handling, mechanical and automation precautions, personal protective equipment, and TILE.
4. Safe Manual Handling Techniques - lifting and lowering techniques, safe weights for lifting and lowering, carrying, risk assessments and HSA tools, pushing and pulling, and team handling.

Aims of the Manual Handling Training
Upon completion of this course, you will:

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 10 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically so that you’ll instantly know whether you passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.
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