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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The course is delivered over 6 hours
Our group training is offered for 12 attendees per trainer
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
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