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Prevention of Falls

A 3 hour training session that examines the factors that increase the likelihood of slips and falls, and explores preventative and precautionary steps to reduce the risk.
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About this course

Slips trips and falls are the number one cause of workplace accidents and so a focus within most risk assessments. Within some setting there are factors related to people that can significantly increase the risk. Certain vulnerabilities increase the chance of a fall as well as increasing the likelihood of that fall causing serious damage. This 3 hour session looks at factors that increase the risk and explores preventative and precautionary steps to reduce the risk.

What does Prevention of Falls cover?

Attendees will learn the definition of what is meant by falls in the workplace, cover the costs associated with workplace injury, and be able to describe and refer to current and key legislation relating to a fall in the workplace.  The course also aims to instruct delegates how to perform hazard analysis and risk assessment in relation to falls, and list methods of fall management and prevention.

Who is our Prevention of Falls for?

This course is suitable for social workers, care workers, health professionals, and people working with or supporting vulnerable, frail or elderly people who may be likely to injure themselves as a result of a fall or slip.  It is also beneficial for people working within an environment where there is an increased likelihood or risk of injury resulting from slips or falls.

What will you achieve?

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

  • Define what is meant by falls in the work place
  • Explain the costs associated with falls in the work place
  • Describe key legislation relating to fall in the work place
  • Demonstrate hazard analysis and risk assessment in relation to falls
  • List methods of falls management and prevention

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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Great 'Restraint training' course at Earlham Primary School in North London. Very professional and would highly recommend to other schools. Friendly, to the point, and tailored to our requirements. Thank you.

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