Moving people safely training

Moving People Safely
Course Description

In-House Certification

6 hours


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 environments that it effects. Muscular-skeletal injury is still one of the biggest causes of workplace ill health and those staff that are moving people are statistically at 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 best practices and uses of various equipment.

“All of our training courses are framed around person centred care principles, to promote confidence and competence in the staff team to best support those they work with. Our aim is to not only pass on subject knowledge but positively promote application of the training on a day to day basis by making our training enjoyable and engaging, relevant, memorable and applicable.” Able Training Awards Statement

This course is aligned to the CSTF (Core Skills Training Framework)

Attendees will be able to:

To define manual handling and its potential risks
To inform staff of manual handling legislation
Understand the nature of muscular skeletal injuries
Inform staff on how to perform a risk assessment when moving people or objects
Demonstrate good manual handling technique

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