Occupational Safety Training

Manual Handling Training


Workplaces are legally required to carry out Manual Handling Training where tasks involve lifting, pushing or pulling. We examine what the company does, the types of materials handled, and train people accordingly, based on the hazards they encounter at work.
 

Our Manual Handling Training consultants train course participants on:

 
    - Manual handling legislation
    - Principles of safe manual handling
    - Applying these principles to manual handling tasks in the workplace

 
Our Courses:

    FETAC-approved
    Designed for employees involved in manual handling during working day
    Demonstrate correct lifting and moving procedures to avoid back injury while lifting in the workplace

 
Courses Available:

 - Manual Handling Training and

 - FETAC Level 6  Manual Handling Instructor

 

Contact us at info@ohss.ie to discuss your Occupational Hygiene Training needs.

Who we work with:

About Us


OHSS was established in 2001 as an Occupational Health and Safety consultancy. Founder Paul Foran has extensive experience in the field, both as a consultant and as a former Inspector with the Health & Safety Authority (www.hsa.ie), where he formulated policy and legislation.

Our mission is to be the leading Occup
ational Hygiene and Safety consultancy in Ireland, and provide reputable tra


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