The aim of this Manual Handling Training Course is to provide learners with the knowledge, skill and attitude to perform manual handling tasks safety. This is to ensure that the organisation is compliance with the HSA’s requirements.

Company and onsite training available throughout Ireland. Group discounts available. 

Our Covid-19 operating policy:

This training is available online and is fully instructor led. Each attendee will then be given a date and time for their practical which will be done online.

Classroom training is available if necessary.

€50 per person


Course Overview

Course learning outcomes:

On completion of this Manual Handling Training Course you will be able to:

• List the duty of the employers and employees in relation to manual handling

• Explain the purpose composition and characteristics of the main parts of the spinal column and explain their relevance to manual handling

• Identify hazards associated with manual handling tasks

• List the equipment available to avoid or reduce the risks associated with manual handling tasks

• Explain the importance of good nutrition fitness to manual handling

• Perform manual handing tasks in accordance with the principles of safe manual handling

Course Content:

• Legislation

• Anatomy

• Biomechanics

• Manual Handling Risk Assessment

• Mechanical Equipment

• Nutrition

• Fitness & Flexibility

• Principles of safe Manual Handling

Course Duration:

Delivered over 2-3 hours dependent on number of particpants.

Maximum 12 per class

Course Certification:

On successful completion learners will receive a Manual Handling certificate from Phoenix Safety Solutions valid for 3 years from date of completion.

Contact us today to book a private class or visit our class page for a list of upcoming classes.