Manual Handling

The manual handling course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to identify related hazards and apply suitable controls to reduce the risk to themselves and others.

Candidates: Maximum of 12

Prerequisites: N/A

Award: Safety Solutions Certification (Training provided by QQI level 6 Instructor)

Assessment: Theory and Practical Assessment

Price: €55

€60 per person Booking

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Manual Handling

Duration: 1 day

Accredited by: Safety Solutions Group

  • 1 day
  • Fri 26 Nov 2021 | 09:30 - 12:00

Manual Handling – Virtual Classroom


Manual Handling activities account for the most commonly reported injuries to the HSA. 


The aim of this training to is to provide candidates with the required knowledge and practical skills to be able to carry out various manual handling tasks effectively and safely and to carry out their own dynamic risk assessments. 

Who should attend/Pre-Requisites  

This course is aimed at persons engaged in manual handling activities across all sectors.

Attendees should have a basic level of fitness, note there is a practical element to this training whereby attendees will be required to participate in various manual handling related activities. 

Attendees should advise in advance of the course if there are any reasons affecting their ability to participate. 

Max. number of participants 



Theory and Practical Assessment


2.5 Hours 


Safety Solutions Certification (Training provided by QQI level 6 Instructor) 


  • Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Anatomy and Musculoskeletal System
  • Body Mechanics and Injury
  • Fitness and Flexibility
  • Hazards and Risk Identification (TILE)
  • Principles of Lifting
  • Practicable Skills Verifired
  • Practical & Theory Assessment