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Moving and Handling Training and Advice with Atlas Safety Training
Margaret’s Farming Background
Margaret grew up on a mixed working farm and amongst other activities, she participated in dairy, pasture land, tillage and organic farming. She is very familiar with the farming community and the machinery, methodology and work involved in modern day farming. She is very well placed to provide Health and Safety Advice and Training to farm workers and farm families.
Under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 and General Application Regulations 2007 and all General Application Regulations, it states that employees must receive manual handling training .This course provides safe manual handling techniques that can greatly reduce the risks involved in heavy lifting. Back injuries caused by incorrect manual handling techniques are one of the most frequent causes of workers compensation claims.
My Manual Handling course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge to conduct all manual handling activities in a manner that will prevent injury. The course deals with informing participants on safe back care ,safe lifting techniques and the consequences of lifting incorrectly, the viewpoint being that if persons understand the consequences of incorrect lifting they will pay more attention to lifting correctly.
Objective: On completion of the course participants will be able to:
- Understand the consequences of incorrect lifting
- Understand the mechanics of the spine and muscular system
- Understand the principles of safe lifting
- Highly participative and interactive course
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Importance of physical fitness
- Hazard Identification
- Risk Assessment
- Principles of Lifting
- Practical : Lifting, Moving, Carrying, Pushing and Pulling
Up to 15 participants