Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Training Cork

 

Manual Handling Training Course

Objectives of Manual Handling Training

To ensure that all participants who attend Manual Handling Training know how to lift safely

Aims of Manual Handling Training

This Manual Handling Training course will enable participants to lift and handle loads safely and recognise a load that is too heavy or awkward.

Who should attend Manual Handling Training?

Under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007, it is a requirement that ALL employees attend manual handling training with particular emphasis on anyone who is engaged in the lifting and handling of loads.

Course Content.

· Legislation
· Statistics in Relation to Manual Handling
· Manual Handling Injuries
· Safe Manual Handling
· Manual Handling demonstration
· Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
· Backcare in everyday life

On completion of Manual Handling Training the participants will be able to;

  • Confidently apply the principles of Safe Manual Handling
  • Duration 3 hours
  • Certification: On the successfull completion of the Theory and Practical elements of Manual Handling Training the participants will receive a Certificate of Completion

Manual Handling Training

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Safe Pass Training

Safe Pass Training

Safe Pass Training Cork

Safe Pass Training Course

Date: Thursday June 28th 2012.

Time: 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: €85 including FAS Registration

Location: City Centre Hotel,Cork City.

Objectives of Safe Pass Training!

To ensure all attendees have a basic knowledge of safety legislation.

To ensure all participants attending Safe Pass Training have a basic awareness of the hazards on site and the control measures needed to prevent accidents.

Aims of Safe Pass Training

To complete the Safe Pass Training Course and achieve a level of competence, which will inspire participants to understand that safety, involves all persons on site.

Content;

1 Promotion of safety.

2 Legislation

3 Accident reporting

4 Work at height

5 Excavations

6 Electricity

7 Power tools

8 PPE

9 Vehicles

10 Noise and vibration

11 Manual Handling

12 Health and hygiene

On completion of Safe Pass Training the participants will be able to;

  • Confidently apply the principles of Safe Pass Training
  • Duration 1 day
  • Certification: Attendees will receive a FAS Safe Pass Card

Safe Pass Training

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How to Safely Spot Asbestos

Safety and health quality workers are no strangers to asbestos. Training programs are designed to introduce workers to the dangers of this carcinogenic industrial material, and workers have been abundantly warned to avoid the fibers.
There’s just one catch: asbestos cannot be visually identified, and workers are at risk of inhaling the fibers if they improperly handle contaminated materials. This makes spotting and handling asbestos tricky, but there are several ways workers can protect themselves.
Before beginning any job where asbestos may be present, workers should familiarize themselves with safe identification, testing and handling methods. These methods are typically taught in detail in abatement certification classes, but below are some general tips workers can apply in asbestos-contaminated sites.
Identifying Asbestos
Asbestos can be an ingredient in a number of industrial products, including:
· Tiles
· Shingles
· Insulation
· Wallboard
· Paint
Because asbestos contained within these products cannot be visually identified, workers should assume that these products contain asbestos until laboratory testing confirms otherwise.
To sample for asbestos, workers will need to remove a piece of the product. Sampling can release friable asbestos into the air, so workers are cautioned to follow removal methods outlined in their training courses. One of these recommended methods is wet removal, in which a special water-based solution is applied to the product before a sample is taken. This reduces the risk of asbestos being released into the air.
To ensure safety during the handling of asbestos, workers should also wear the proper protective gear any time they enter a potentially asbestos-contaminated testing site.
What to Do After Identifying Asbestos
If laboratory tests determine that asbestos is indeed present, workers must return to either encapsulate or remove the friable asbestos. The same precautions should be applied during sampling, and all local laws for disposal should be followed to safely complete the identification and removal process.
Author bio: Faith Franz is a writer for the Mesothelioma Center. She combines her interests in whole-body health and medical research to educate the mesothelioma community about the newest developments in cancer care.

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Safe Pass Training

Safe Pass Training

Safe Pass Training Cork

Safe Pass Training Course

Date: Thursday May 17th 2012.

Time: 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: €85 including FAS Registration

Location: City Centre Hotel,Cork City.

Objectives of Safe Pass Training!

To ensure all attendees have a basic knowledge of safety legislation.

To ensure all participants attending Safe Pass Training have a basic awareness of the hazards on site and the control measures needed to prevent accidents.

Aims of Safe Pass Training

To complete the Safe Pass Training Course and achieve a level of competence, which will inspire participants to understand that safety, involves all persons on site.

Content;

1 Promotion of safety.

2 Legislation

3 Accident reporting

4 Work at height

5 Excavations

6 Electricity

7 Power tools

8 PPE

9 Vehicles

10 Noise and vibration

11 Manual Handling

12 Health and hygiene

On completion of Safe Pass Training the participants will be able to;

  • Confidently apply the principles of Safe Pass Training
  • Duration 1 day
  • Certification: Attendees will receive a FAS Safe Pass Card

Safe Pass Training

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Manual Handling Training

Manual Handling Training

 

Manual Handling Training Course

Objectives of Manual Handling Training!

To ensure that all participants who attend Manual Handling Training know how to lift safely

Aims of Manual Handling Training

This Manual Handling Training course will enable participants to lift and handle loads safely and recognise a load that is too heavy or awkward.

Who should attend Manual Handling Training?

Under the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007, it is a requirement that ALL employees attend manual handling training with particular emphasis on anyone who is engaged in the lifting and handling of loads.

Course Content.

· Legislation
· Statistics in Relation to Manual Handling
· Manual Handling Injuries
· Safe Manual Handling
· Manual Handling demonstration
· Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
· Backcare in everyday life

On completion of Manual Handling Training the participants will be able to;

  • Confidently apply the principles of Safe Manual Handling
  • Duration 3 hours
  • Certification: On the successfull completion of the Theory and Practical elements of Manual Handling Training the participants will receive a Certificate of Completion

Manual Handling Training

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RTITB Accredited Forklift Truck Driver Training Course

RTITB accredited Forklift Truck Driver Training Course

 

Counterbalance Training Course

Objectives of RTITB Accredited Forklift Truck Driver Training Course

On completion of this RTITB accredited Forklift Truck Driver Training Course, attendees will be able to operate the truck model during training, safely and correctly in accordance with the manufacturer’s handbook and accepted good practice. The attendee will clearly understand the causes of instability of truck and loads and be able to carry out a routine pre-use inspection of the truck.

Aims of RTITB accredited Forklift Truck Driver Training Course

To complete the Training Course and achieve a level of competence and instill a confidence as a Forklift Truck Driver in the workplace

Content;

1 Introduction to the lift truck to be used.

2 Controls and instruments.

3 Starting,moving and stopping the truck.

4 Steering the truck

5 Operation of hydraulic controls.

6 Pre-use inspection and takeover maintenance.

7 Weight assessment

8 Handling laden and unladen pallets.

9 Driving on/off ramps and inclines.

10 Road Vehicle loading and unloading.

11 Stacking/de-stacking-free-standing and racking.

On completion of Forklift Truck Driver Training Course the attendee will be able to operate the truck model used in trainig, safely and correctly and in accordance with the manufacturer’s handbook and accepted good practice.

  • Duration 5 days (37.5 hours)
  • Certification: Attendees will receive an RTITB accredited certificate with registration on (NORS) The National Operator Registration Scheme

RTITB accredited Forklift Truck Driver Training

This course is offered on an In-Company basis, please give Mary a call on 087 1425452 for any queries you may have.

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Safe Pass Training

Safe Pass Training Cork

 

Safe Pass Training Course

Date: Tuesday May 1st, Tuesday June 12th,2012.

Time: 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: €85 including FAS Registration

Location: City Centre Hotel,Cork City.

Objectives of Safe Pass Training!

To ensure all attendees have a basic knowledge of safety legislation.

To ensure all participants attending Safe Pass Training have a basic awareness of the hazards on site and the control measures needed to prevent accidents.

Aims of Safe Pass Training

To complete the Safe Pass Training Course and achieve a level of competence, which will inspire participants to understand that safety, involves all persons on site.

Content;

1 Promotion of safety.

2 Legislation

3 Accident reporting

4 Work at height

5 Excavations

6 Electricity

7 Power tools

8 PPE

9 Vehicles

10 Noise and vibration

11 Manual Handling

12 Health and hygiene

On completion of Safe Pass Training the participants will be able to;

  • Confidently apply the principles of Safe Pass Training
  • Duration 1 day
  • Certification: Attendees will receive a FAS Safe Pass Card

Safe Pass Training

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Safe Pass Training

Safe Pass Training

Safe Pass Training Cork

Safe Pass Training Course

Date: Tuesday April 3rd, 2012.

Time: 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: €85 including FAS Registration

Location: City Centre Hotel,Cork City.

Objectives of Safe Pass Training!

To ensure all attendees have a basic knowledge of safety legislation.

To ensure all participants attending Safe Pass Training have a basic awareness of the hazards on site and the control measures needed to prevent accidents.

Aims of Safe Pass Training

To complete the Safe Pass Training Course and achieve a level of competence, which will inspire participants to understand that safety, involves all persons on site.

Content;

1 Promotion of safety.

2 Legislation

3 Accident reporting

4 Work at height

5 Excavations

6 Electricity

7 Power tools

8 PPE

9 Vehicles

10 Noise and vibration

11 Manual Handling

12 Health and hygiene

On completion of Safe Pass Training the participants will be able to;

  • Confidently apply the principles of Safe Pass Training
  • Duration 1 day
  • Certification: Attendees will receive a FAS Safe Pass Card

Safe Pass Training

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Safe Pass Training Course Cork

Safe Pass Training Course

Safe Pass Training Course Cork

 

Safe Pass Training Course Cork

Date: Tuesday March 6th, and Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012.

Time: 8.30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Cost: €85 including FAS Registration

Location: City Centre Hotel,Cork City.

Objectives

To ensure all participants attending a Safe Pass Training Course have a basic awareness of the hazards on site and the control measures needed to prevent accidents.

Course Aims;

To complete the Safe Pass training Course and achieve a level of competence, which will inspire participants to understand that safety, involves all persons on site.

Content;

1 Promotion of safety.

2 Legislation

3 Accident reporting

4 Work at height

5 Excavations

6 Electricity

7 Power tools

8 PPE

9 Vehicles

10 Noise and vibration

11 Manual Handling

12 Health and hygiene

Certification: A FAS Safe Pass Registration will be issued to participants which will indicate that the holder has attended a formal Safe Pass Training Course.

On completion of the course the participants will be able to;

  • Confidently apply the principles of this Safe Pass Training Course
  • Duration 1 day

Safe Pass Training Course

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Manual Handling

 

What exactly is Manual Handling?

 

Manual HandlingManual handling is any activity that involves, lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving of a a load, animal or object. Manual Handling relates to more than lifting heavy weights and affects more than the back. Manual Handling is a physical activity and takes place in the workplace and is part of our everyday lives.

Manual Handling is a 24-hour activity. While physical activity that takes place in the workplace may not pose a problem, it is important to be aware that manual handling can be a potential workplace hazard, where for example a person is required to handle very heavy loads or where there is a requirement for repetitive tasks to be performed.

 

What practical information is available for Manual Handling?

Manual Handling Training will provide practical information on the useful interventions that can be made in addressing the risk of injury caused by poor manual handling techniques.

The overall objective of manual handling training is to enable and empower employers and employees to conduct a review of their current work activities, assess potential issues relating to manual handling and make changes to work activities which would result in safer systems of work while also reducing exposure to the risk of injury.

Statistics:

36% of accidents reported to the Health and Safety Authority are related to manual handling.

Approximately 20% may develop long-term back pain.

Many injuries build up over a period of time rather than as a result of a single incident.

Taking care of our backs:

At birth our spinal column is one large backward curve. When a baby begins to lift its head, a forward curve develops in the neck region. At approximately 10-12 months, baby stands and walks, then the final curve develops in the lower back. This forms the “S” shape of the Spinal column.

As we grow older we develop “bad habits” in manual handling. Stooping, bending, twisting, reaching, poor posture. When we bend forward especially with a load for sustained periods of time, produces fluid loss from the disc in our back which eventually deprives the disc of nutrition.

If we alternate periods of rest and activity with postural changes this tends to boost fluid exchange, which increases nutrition.

When we look at posture, we look at the seat in our car, the chair we sit in to watch television, our desk at work, and how we stand. Good posture depends on the maintenance of the natural “S” bend position of our spine. Poor posture means that muscles are either overstretched or tightened e.g. a person working at a computer, head turned to one side. The neck muscles on one side will be stretched while on the other side they will be shortened. This may lead to stress being place on the joints resulting in pain.

Manual HandlingIn the spine poor posture may lead to unequal pressure on a disc, leading to a slipped disc or ruptured disc.

Manual Training as mentioned above will cover all the elements and will also incorporate Legislation, more information on the anatomy, principles of manual handling, benefits of fitness and back care in everyday life.

Each theory session is then followed by a practical element to demonstrate the safe technique of performing manual handling tasks.

For more information please call Mary on 087 1425452 on any query you have about manual handling, . We offer Manual Handling Training on a one-to-one basis and on an In-Company basis for up to 12 persons per course.

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