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Moving People Safely

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

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).

What does Moving People Safely cover?

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 our Moving People Safely 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?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

  • 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

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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I can say with all truth that this service is class A1. We have used there Breakaway Restraint/conflict management & also E-learning courses services for many years now & everything has been delivered professionally and extremely clearly with no problems.
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I have been on several training courses run by this company over the last. Each time the trainer have been really good at making the course contact interesting and interactive. This certainly helps me to remember everything. Would recommend them.
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I absolutely love attending training with Able Training. The courses are professionally prepared and delivered and the trainers are of a very high standard and are very engaging and knowledgeable. Awesome!
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Fantastic training , I have participated in a number of courses over the last 12 months , each course has been very interesting and helpful to my role as a foster Carer , the information is presented in a interesting way and gets each point across effectively, I would highly recommend them ! I am looking forward to more in the near future .
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