Ambicare Group Limited



Manual Handling Course

To comply with current health and safety legislation, staff engaged in manual handling must be given training in safe manual handling techniques. This training will show your staff how to carry out manual handling tasks correctly and therefore avoid back injuries. By training your staff how to conduct manual handling safely you are complying with your legal requirements. Back injuries caused by incorrect manual handling techniques are one of the most frequent causes of workers compensation claims. 



• Dangers of careless and unskilled methods

• Principles of levers and laws of motion

• Anatomy of the spine and muscular system

• How the body is harmed through incorrect handling techniques

• How to handle loads safely

• Lifting to and from ground level

• Lifting to and from a height 

• Pushing

• Pulling

• Lifting (bags, sacks, barrels, where appropriate) 

• Other organisation specific lifting tasks

• Competence testing 



½ day

Location: Limerick


Refresher Required:

Best practice is to retrain staff every 2 years in manual handling, unless the company’s risk assessment indicates otherwise.


Number of Participants:

A maximum of 12 participants can attend each manual handling course.



House Certificate.


Booking For Groups/Companies:

Just contact us and we will arrange an Instructor for your own location.  All we need is a room suitable for the group size. This course is also available for bookings on weekends. The maximum number of participants is 12, for larger groups we can send additional Instructors and or run two courses on the same day. This course can also be run for your group at our training centre in Limerick. This course can be tailored for your group/company own needs.  Contact us on 061 991 999 or by email to



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