Do you Need to Undertake a Manual Handling Course?

Are you looking for a manual handling course in Dublin?  Well, you’ve come to the right place. Guardian Safety is a FETAC registered training provider and all instructors are fully qualified manual handling trainers, having achieved Level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications. All course instructors hold a Train the Trainer qualification and are qualified safety practitioners holding at a minimum of a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.

A manual handling course is designed to provide a thorough understanding of manual handling and aims to ensure that employees understand the hazards and how to reduce the risk of injury. The knowledge gained from this course will help you to stay safe when carrying out various manual handling tasks at your workplace. The manual training course will also give you an understanding of how to risk assess a situation. 

All staff that engage in manual handling activities such as lifting, carrying, pulling or pushing within their role must be given manual handling course in the safe moving of loads, this is to comply with Part 4 Chapter 2 of the ‘’General Application Regulation 2007, Manual Handling of Loads’’. Anyone who undertakes this course with Guardian Safety will be assessed by a theory test, followed by a practical assessment for the manual handling training course. On completion of this course participants will be able to recognize a load which is too heavy or awkward, understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system, conduct a manual handling risk assessment, lift and handle loads safely, understand the dangers of careless and unskilled handling methods, and know manual handling legislation, and much more.

We are immensely proud of the quality of our training and no matter which manual handling course you undertake we can assure you that everything you learn will be correct and up-to-date. With over 9 different manual handling courses to choose from, we are sure that you will find the correct one for your industry and that will benefit your company most. However, if you are struggling to do so or are unsure which would be best please don’t hesitate to ask a member of our friendly team. 

If you are interested in signing up to our next manual handling course, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us today. You can call us on 01-4243013, where our customer service team is always on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding our services. Alternatively, you can send us an email to, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.