Patient Manual Handling

Patient Manual Handling Monaghan Cavan Meath louth Dublin

This Patient Manual Handling course meets the training obligations under the 2007 Manual Handling Regulations and the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005. It is mandatory for all Nursing and Health Care Personnel. 

Both In-house and Public courses available in Patient Manual Handling.  We will call to your premises Nationwide to deliver Patient Manual Handling training. Local areas for our patient Manual Handling course are Cavan, Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Longford, Dublin and Kildare.

Duration: 1 day

Participants who have completed this Patient Handling course will be able to: 

  • Recognise a load, which is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system 
  • Lift and handle loads safely (both inanimate and animate)

Course content:


  • The law and its application to the manual handling environment
  • Muscular-skeletal system
  • Biomechanics and mechanism of injury
  • Flexibility
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Basic principles of lifting

Practical Application:

  • Inanimate Lifting
  • Patient Moving & Handling 


Written Test and Manual Handling Skills assessment by Instructor.  

Our Registered Manual Handling Instructors have extensive experience of training within the HSE and private Nursing Homes and can travel to your desired location to deliver this course. 

NB: Flat shoes and loose clothing e.g. tracksuit should be worn for the practical aspects of this course.

Economical & Flexible: We provide in-house Manual Handling training courses nationwide. We can provide training in the evening or at weekends along with daytime courses.

Please click here for our public course calendar.  

Public Patient Manual Handling training courses available in Co. Monaghan and are held over two evenings from 6.30pm to 10pm. These public People Handling training courses are ideal for participants coming from Louth, Meath, Monaghan and Cavan.

Want to find out more? Click here to contact us or book a place on one of our upcoming courses.


This Patient Handling Training course and can be delivered onsite nationwide and in all counties and surrounding areas including:

Meath | Louth | Longford | Leitrim | Kildare | Dublin Cavan | Monaghan  | Westmeath |


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