Various dates in 2023

Manual Handling Training

Presented By: Breda Moore, Technical Director, TelLab
Location: TelLab, Tullow, County Carlow - Customised Onsite Training Also Available

This half-day course* is designed to provide participants with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to safely move and handle loads using the eight principles of safer moving and handling.

According to the Central Statistics Office (CSO), an estimated 481,612 days were lost across the economy due to work-related injury  in 2016.  In recent years, manual handling has tended to be the most common cause of non-fatal injuries, contributing about one-third of those reported to the Health and Safety Authority (HSA) in 2016 (32%).

*Can be combined with our laboratory safety training for an integrated, full-day integrated workplace safety course.

Dates: This course takes place at various intervals throughout the year. Contact us to register your interest in the next available course.

Course content:

– Introduction

– Legislation

– Structure of the spine

– Injury to the spine

– Fitness

– Ergonomics

– Principles of safer moving and handling

– Practical test

Trainer: Breda Moore, Technical Director, TelLab.

Venue: TelLab, Loughmartin Business Park, Tullow, R93 N529 County Carlow. Alternatively, depending on numbers, we can provide this training on site at your organisation.

Cost: €300 + Vat per person for half-day training. €495 + Vat for full day training, when combined with our laboratory safety course. Group discounts available.

Contact: John McGrath, T: 059 9152881, E:  to register your interest in our next course date or to make a booking.