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Moving & Handling of People & Loads

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Approximately 7000 moving and handling related injuries are reported each year in Health and Social Care Sector.

Moving and Handling is a key part of the working day for most employees; from moving equipment, laundry, catering, supplies or waste to assisting residents in moving and poor moving and handling practice can lead to severe injuries to both staff and residents.

Our full day Moving and Handling provides an effective means of ensuring that the learners are aware of their responsibilities and understand the principles of the safe moving and lifting of loads.

This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination and is suitable for all levels of experience in Moving and Handling.

We also recommend the following course(s):

  • Fall Prevention Awareness

COURSE INFORMATION:

6.0 hours

  1. The Laws relevant to Manual Handling and Health & Safety
  2. Back Anatomy and Function
  3. Causes of Back Injury
  4. Back Care Principle
  5. Ergonomics and Risk Assessment
  6. The use of Manual Handling Equipment
  7. Safe Load Handling (Principle and Practice)
  8. Unsafe Lifting Methods

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