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Safer Moving And Handling with IHSPatient Handling Training

IHS's Manual Handling Courses & Patient Handling Courses are aimed at meeting the requirements of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005 (& subsequent amendments) that apply to Moving and Handling in the workplace. IHS also runs regular Manual Handling / Patient Handling Instructor Training courses - ideal for companies/nursing homes/hospitals who require their own in-house Manual Handling Instructor and Assessor 

Our Manual Handling/Patient Handling Courses are delivered on-site to groups by experienced Nurse Tutors
Currently we do not offer either of these courses as a public walk-in course

Back injuries are becoming increasingly common in industry. Many of these injuries are as a result of repeated incorrect handling techniques and therefore can be easily prevented. Each organisation has a legal responsibility in accordance with the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 to ensure a systematic approach to the assessment of moving and handling and control of risks. The recommendation is that each employee is provided with a moving and handling course and that this is updated on an annual basis.

Courses are customised for the particular workplace involved.

For Nursing Homes: 
Our personnel are all qualified experienced nurses as well as being certified moving and handling instructors and are familiar with the types of situations encountered in your organisation.  

Manual Handling Training

For Industry:
Our instructors are fully qualified and will tailor the instruction to the environment.