Manual Handling task is the transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or by bodily force.

People Moving and Handling course is designed to provide the participants with the knowledge and skill they need to carry out a Manual/People Handling Risk Assessment and to move Clients and loads safety. This course is run in accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 1993 and 2007.

The aim of these courses is to provide you with the knowledge, skills and attitude to be able to perform Manual Handling and People Moving & Handling tasks correctly. Manual handling injuries include back injuries, cuts to hands, broken toes, twisted knees and many more. It is therefore important to use the techniques we provide to help prevent injury and ensure quality of life is not affected.

Mark Dodd Training provide both public and in house Manual Handling & People Moving & Handling training courses. Our instructors are experts in safe handling and lifting practices. We provide these training courses nationwide.

Course Modules

  • Introduction

  • Legislation

  • Anatomy & Injuries

  • Biomechanics

  • Principles of Health & Safety

  • Training techniques

Further Information

  • Method of Delivery:
    • Powerpoint Presentation
    • Practical Demonstration & Assessment
  • Number of Participants:
    • 10 (Maximum)
  • Course Duration

    Half Day Course for Manual Handling

    Half Day Course for People Handling

    Full Day for People Moving and Handling

Booking for Individuals

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If you are unable to attend in order to secure a refund you must notify us at least 72 hours in advance. Otherwise course fees will not be refunded but we may at our discretion be able to offer you a place on an alternative date subject to availability.

Group Bookings

If you are a company or an individual who can co-ordinate a group of 10 or more people, you can avail of a group discount.

Course Locations

  • Landmark Hotel

    Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim

  • Clevery Mill

    Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo

  • The Percy French Hotel

    Co. Roscommon

  • Abbey Court Hotel

    Nenagh, Co. Tipperary

  • Springfield Hotel

    Leixlip, Co. Kildare

  • The Commons Inn

    Co. Cork

  • Clare Galway Hotel

    Co. Galway

  • Ferrycarrig Hotel

    Co. Wexford