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Manual Handling Course

Upcoming Dates:

Cost: 60 Euro

Book a Place: Call 087 6792295

Location: Midleton, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Manual Handling

Manual handling training is required under Regulation 13 of the 1993 (General Application Regulations) and 1993 Manual Handling Regulations. This training programme is aimed at providing all persons at work with proper techniques when lifting, carrying, loading, pushing and supporting. It provides employees with good work practices such as proper lift Manual Handling Techniques.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, delegates should be able to:

  • Be aware of the necessity for safe methods of manual handling to reduce the risk of injury.
  • Understand the need to avoid manual handling by using mechanical aids where possible.
  • Assess the task using the TILE criteria (task, individual, load, environment).
  • Implement the correct method of lifting ensuring minimal risk to self and co-workers.
  • Know how to safely execute all relevant workplace manual handling tasks.

Course Content

  •  Aims & Objectives
  • Legislative Requirement
  • Injury Incidence
  • Anatomy/ Biomechanics/ Ergonomics
  • Back Injuries
  • Repetitive or Cumulative Strain
  • Risk Assessment
  • Task – Avoid, Assess, Reduce, Train
  • Load – Biomechanics
  • Work Environment – Ergonomics
  • Individual Capability
  • Flexibility
  • Practical exercises
  • Practical Manual Handling
  • Applying TILE assessment approach to all relevant workplace manual handling tasks and drilling the same for correct performance


Delegates who successfully complete the course passing both assessments will receive a Certification which is valid for 3 years.

Delegates will be required to:

Practical Assessment:

  • Carryout a manual handling lifting task

Theory Assessment:

  • Multiple Choice Question Paper
  • 15 Questions

Additional Information

All  Accredited Training courses are assessed following the companies FETAC Quality Assurance Procedures & Guidelines. For task specific training this course can be delivered on the customers site.