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  • About this course

    Manual Handling is defined as ‘’transporting or supporting of a load by one or more employees and includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving a load, which by reason of its characteristics or of unfavourable ergonomic conditions involves risks, particularly of back injury, to employee’’

    This course provides participants with the necessary skill and knowledge to handle safely in the workplace to reduce the risk of workplace injury associated with Manual Handling. This course will inform participants of statistics relating to Manual, the anatomy of the human body, ergonomics, preventative measures and correct lifting technique.

  • Course Duration

    The course duration is approximately 3 hours

  • Course Modules

    • Introduction and statistics
    • Legislation
    • Anatomy
    • Biomechanics
    • Assessing the risk
    • Principles of safe lifting
    • Ergonomics
    • Lifting practice
  • Certification

    Upon successful completion of this course learners will receive a certificate issued by DX2 Training Solutions which is valid for 2-3 years (depending on occupational environment)

  • What’s Included

    Certificate of completion

    Comprehensive textbook

  • Assessment

    Learners will be continually assessed throughout the duration of the course and are required perform a practical lifting assessment, demonstrating correct technique, upon completion of course.

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Our Manual Handling Instructors

Michelle Davern DX2 Training Solutions

Michelle Davern

Lead Instructor
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Michelle has more than seven years post graduate experience working within the Adult Education & Training and Disability sectors. Michelle has an excellent understanding of manual handling across multiple sectors from her experience in the disability, retail and hospitality sectors. Michelle is a QQI level 6 manual handing instructor and also holds a BSc (Hons) in Education and Training from DCU among other awards which can be viewed on her Linkedin profile.
Dan Davern, Dan Davern

Dan Davern

Instructor
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Dan is a qualified paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and a graduate diploma in emergency medical science from UCD. Along with Dan’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate and a diploma in continuing education and training from NUIM.

Troy Taylor DX2 Training Solutions

Troy Taylor

Instructor
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Troy is a qualified paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Northeastern University USA. Along with Troy’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate.

Dermot Murray DX2 Training Solutions

Dermot Murray

Instructor
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Dermot is a qualified advanced paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Northeastern University and an higher diploma in Emergency medical technology from UCD. Along with Dermot’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate and a diploma in continuing education and training from NUIM.

Dave Connolly DX2 Training Solutions

Dave Connolly

Instructor
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Dave is a qualified paramedic with a diploma in Emergency medical technology from Northeastern University USA. Along with Dave’s many years of clinical practice he also holds a Cardiac First Responder Advanced Instructor certificate.