Health & Safety Training Courses

Delivered by Occupational Physiotherapy Solutions (OPS), these programmes have been developed in response to continued demand for health and safety specific training as the Irish health services attempt to meet the challenges of safe manual handling and people handling within the workplace.

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Manual Handling Instructor Course

5 days, QQI Level 6

The incidence of back injury remains high in workplaces. Safe manual handling continues to be a major challenge.

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People Handling Instructor Course

9 days, QQI Level 6

People Handling Instructor Course (patient handling) provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and deliver effective training programmes in manual handling and people handling.


Update Course for existing People Handling Instructors

1 day

The aim of the people handling update course is to update existing people handling instructors on current information and guidance on people handling techniques, and on new developments in this area.


Display Screen Equipment (DSE/VDU) Workstation Assessor Course

2 days

The aim of the DSE/VDU Workstation Assessor Course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out standard DSE/VDU assessments in the workplace.

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Introduction to Practical Workplace Ergonomics

1 day

This course is designed for individuals who are working in the area of health and safety and who wish to expand their knowledge of practical ergonomics in the workplace.