- Only suitable for learners 16 years and over.
This course which is designed and delivered by Equine Safety & Training Ltd, an Irish company providing specialist Health & Safety training for the equine sector.
The course is designed by people who have worked in the equine sector for many years including some with a background in training.
The course is divided into Chapters each with lessons to be taken within that chapter.
Some lessons will require you to download an exercise which you will then be required to complete and upload – there will be step by step instructions for these exercises.
You must complete each chapter, the lessons and the Quiz at the end of each chapter to move on to the next one.
This course has been designed to guide you through the principles involved in Health & Safety in your workplace. We hope you enjoy the course and welcome your feedback through a survey which can be downloaded at the end of the course.
A certificate will issue automatically from the website upon completion. Your LANTRA certificate will be posted out to your address provided within a few weeks.
Please note that all course content and material is copyright of Equine Safety & Training Ltd. All rights reserved. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it by any other means or other form of electronic retrieval system.
- Lectures 51
- Quizzes 6
- Duration 4 weeks
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 8
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
Health & Safety in the Equine Workplace
Safe Systems of Work - Equine Workplace
Causes & Consequences of Accidents and illnesses
Golden Rules for Staying Safe - working with equines
- What is Manual Handling?
- The Musculoskeletal System
- Mechanics of Movement
- Environmental Factors & Risk Assessment
- Carrying – Filter Illustration
- Pushing & Pulling
- Manual Handling Tasks in the Equine Workplace
- Manual Handling – mucking out
- Moving bales of shavings or small bales of hay / straw
- Causes and Consequences of incorrect manual handling
- Types of Manual Handling Injuries
- Quiz 5. Manual Handling Quiz