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The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act, 2005, and the General Applications Regulations 2007 Chapter 4, Part 2, S.I 299 of 2007, state that it is the duty of employers to take organisational measures to design and manage their workplace,  processes, systems of work and  workstations to eliminate manual handling in so far as is reasonably practicable. Employers must complete specific Manual Handling risk assessments for all areas, processes within the work environment. Optima Training and Consulting Ltd can complete tailored Manual Handling risk assessments to suit your company requirements and ensure legal compliance.


  • Site audit (inspection and interviews)
  • Procedure and risk assessment review to identify any non conformances
  • Prepare report with guidance on improvements to ensure compliance

Contact us at for more details or for a customised quote for your Manual Handling Risk Assessment requirements.

Manual Handling Essentials