Manual handling is a statutory requirement for all staff, under the Health, safety and
welfare at work Act 2005.
The course will cover the following topics: -
•Legislation-employer and employee responsibilities.
•The musculoskeletal system and how injuries occur.
•The principles of safe moving and handling with demonstration and practice of same.
•Posture and seating
•Working with children
• Equipment and its safe use.
• And any other relevant issues as raised by the group in attendance,
This programme will be delivered by a FETAC Level 6 and a HSE approved Manual Handling Advisor. The contents are fully in line with the teachings of the HSE.
Date: Monday, 7th March 2016
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Venue: Carrick-on-Shannon Education Centre
Tutor: Bernie Delaney