Course Description

This course provides best practice training to staff engaged in the manual handling of loads under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act 2007, Chapter 4.
Carnew Training & Development centre delivers manual handling training using an in house QQI / FETAC Level 6 Manual Handling Qualified Instructor.
Upon completion of the course, the candidate will obtain a certificate of attendance which will be valid for 3 years.

Course Content

  • Law related to Manual Handling
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Manual Handling Injuries
  • Posture, Fitness & Flexibility
  • Manual Handling hazards
  • Recognising hazardous loads
  • Means to avoid or reduce manual handling
  • Good handling techniques & practice
  • Dealing with unfamiliar loads
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Good housekeeping

Course Cost

(May Qualify for DEASP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

Duration / Accreditation

Duration: 4 hours
Accreditation:- Carnew Training & Development Centre