Moving and Handling Training and Advice with Atlas Safety Training
Atlas Safety Training courses meet the State requirement
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