Manual Handling and other upcoming training courses

At SFA, we’re here to help you create time for things that can make a real difference to your business, like developing management capacity and other skills for you and your staff.


There are a number of courses coming up as part of our ‘Training that counts’ suite of training programmes that may be of interest to you. They are delivered by expert trainers with many years of industry experience.


 Manual Handling


This course is designed for workers who need to be trained to safely move and handle inanimate objects under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 1993 and 2007.


Course Aim:

To provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for safe manual handling of inanimate objects.

Course Content:

Manual Handling Legislation

Anatomy of the spine

Common back injuries

Biomechanics of manual handling

Manual handling risk assessment

Safe Lifting Techniques and practice

Dealing with unfamiliar loads

Importance of PPE and appropriate clothing

Manual handling assessment Backcare in everyday life

Other upcoming courses

  • Performance Management (one-day course, 07 September)
  • Safety Awareness for Managers (one-day course, 10 September)

One-day courses are charged at €220 and half-day courses €150 for SFA members. Courses can be booked at


For all queries on the event, please call the event organiser:
Marie Keogh, Tel: 01-6051645

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