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Manual Handling

Manual handling
Our course is designed to teach participants correct lifting techniques to prevent back injury. This course will also educating how to safely approach, and risk assess a heavy lifting situation. With a combination of interactive online videos allowing flexible learning and hands-on experience, this Olive course aims to impart on the learner the knowledge needed to operate safely in the modern workplace. Our QQI (formerly FETAC) accredited instructors have over 10 years industry knowledge and experience and are passionate about training.

Who should attend
Anyone who regularly performs tasks that involve pushing, pulling or lifting objects such as: barrels, kegs, sacks, creates, racks, boxes.

Why choose us
Our innovative approach to training blends online interactive video learning with a practical based classroom experience. Our online learning management system (Academy HQ) provided participants with the latest up to date course material coupled with our experienced instructors.

Protect your business from unnecessary employee injury claims.
Incorrect manual lifting can lead to injury resulting in lasting spinal and muscle damage. It is a legal obligation to provide staff with proper manual handling training.

Objectives
We aim to teach reasoning behind correct lifting.
Imparting the ability to recognize unsafe hazardous lifting situations.
Carry out a risk assessment of the task.
Occupational injuries.
Understanding the 8 principles of safe lifting.
Lower the chance of possible occupational industry.

Pre-Course Requirements:
An Interest in Health & Safety

Course modules
Introduction
Legislation
Anatomy & injuries
Biomechanics
Principles of Health & Safety
Training techniques
Conclusion with free biscuits tea or coffee.

Certification
Upon completion of this course, successful participants will receive Olive certification in manual handling.

Duration:4hrs
Max:12

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