Manual Handling training

Did you know that under the Health, Safety, and Welfare at Work act 2005, it is a legal requirement that employees attend a manual handling course? The team at SRS Alert Fire Systems Ltd provides professional FETAC level 6 manual handling courses for all types of workplace, providing participants with the skills required to avoid workplace injuries and protect the safety of them and their colleagues. Our courses last approximately 3 hours and have 12 places available on each course. During a manual handling course from SRS Alert Fire Systems Ltd, participants will be taught about the Irish and EU legislation on manual handling, will learn about manual handling, will learn about the anatomy of the body and how to avoid injury, and will also be shown how to correctly utilise the 8 principles of Safe Lifting. If you’re looking for a professional manual handling course in Dublin or Ireland, why not get in touch today?

Our Manual Handling Courses Include:

  • Understanding Safety Legislation – This covers the general duties of employers and employees when it comes to workplace safety.

  • Understanding the structure, function and mechanism of the spine, and learning how the spine can be injured.

  • Injury prevention in the workplace

  • Risk Assessment for in the workplace as per Schedule 3 of the 2007 Regulations

  • Understanding ergonomics and manual handling

  • Assessing employee fitness for work and the importance of fitness in preventing spinal injuries

  • How to implement the 8 Principles of Manual Handling

  • Practical demonstration and assessment testing including Lifting, Lowering, Pushing & Pulling

  • Team manual handling

This course will be assessed by a theory and practical exam. Following the completion of this, participants will be awarded a Manual Handling certificate which will be valid for 3 years.

For more information

 on our manual handling courses, get in touch with SRS Alert Fire Systems Ltd now

Manual Handling FAQ

  • Where can I find a manual handling course near me?

    SRS Alert Fire Systems provides professional manual handling courses for customers across Dublin and Ireland.

  • Is manual handling a legal requirement in the workplace?

    Yes. In accordance with the 2005 Health, Safety, and Welfare in the Workplace act, Manual Handling is a legal requirement for employees in a workplace that includes heavy lifting.