Moving People Safely

Promoting positive moving and handling practice for those who assist in the moving and handling of people

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Moving People Safely Overview:

Promoting positive moving and handling practice for those who assist in the moving and handling of people, is one of the primary training areas for those working within job roles or environments that it effects. Muscular-skeletal injury is one of the biggest causes of workplace ill health, and those staff that are moving people are statistically at a greater risk. This full day course is suitable for new staff that have not undergone previous training, have limited on the job experience or need a significant update or refresh in their skills moving people skills. The course is a good mix of theory and practical learning ensuring staff are up to date with current requirements, best practices and uses of various equipment. This course is aligned to the CSTF (Core Skills Training Framework).

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In-house Certification

The course is delivered over 6 hours

Our group training is offered for 12 attendees per trainer

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What is covered:

This course covers the potential risks when manualy handling and moving people.  Attendees will gain a greater understanding of the nature of muscular skeletal injuries and how to move people safely.  The course will cover how to perform a risk assessment when moving people or objects, demonstrate good manual handling technique, and inform staff of current and up-to-date manual handling legislation.

Who is the course for?

This full day course is suitable for new staff that have not undergone previous training, have limited on the job experience or need a significant update or refresh in their skills moving people skills. The course is a good mix of theory and practical learning ensuring staff are up to date with best practices and uses of various equipment.

What will you achieve?

  • Define manual handling and its potential risks
  • Inform staff of current and up-to-date manual handling legislation
  • Understand the nature of muscular skeletal injuries
  • Perform a risk assessment when moving people or objects
  • Demonstrate good manual handling technique

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Why Choose Able?

  • Specialists in your corner: We work with a fantastic selection of specialists including doctors nurses dietitians and psychologists to keep our courses up to date and relevant.
  • Here for you and your team — we don’t just deliver the training and move on — we work with you as your long-term partner to help you manage your training needs and navigate courses.
  • Training tailored for you: We can work with you to design a bespoke course tailored to meet the unique needs of your company.
  • Transparent Pricing: Transparent pricing means there are no hidden fees just affordable reliable training.
  • On-site training: To avoid disruption of your service onsite training can be held at a venue of your choice and at times to suit you.

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