Manual Handling

Improper lifting or moving of goods can lead to physical complaints and/or discomfort. In extreme cases, even to disability. Manual handling training explains about laws and regulations surrounding the lifting and moving of goods, makes you aware of the dangers that lurk and provides tools to reduce the chance of potential injury.

Take Manual Handling Training and get certified?

This training is essential for anyone who lifts and moves goods professionally. Participation in the training does not require specific prior training.

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The teaching material


In one half-day session we cover:

  • Occupational health and safety legislation and legal provisions around lifting and moving goods

  • Basics of human anatomy

  • Types of injuries associated with improper lifting and moving of goods

  • Techniques and tips for safely lifting, moving and putting down goods

Duration of training and exam

The training lasts half a day and consists of theory with some sample exercises. Upon successful completion of the exam, the student will receive a recognized certificate. The certificate obtained is personal and valid for three years.

Training Dates and Prices

  1. Manual Handling Training: €150.

Prices quoted are excl. 21% VAT.