This is a ½ day course instructs employees in the theory and practice of safe manual handling. To comply with the 2010 QQI & HSA Manual Handling Regulations, staff engaged in manual handling should be given training in the safe handling of loads that is task specific to their everyday manual handling work. A certified QQI Level 6 Instructor teaches this course.
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
- Recognise a load which is too heavy or awkward
- Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
- Lift and handle loads safely.