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Moving and Handling of People Training
  • Health & Safety Training Courses
  • Duration
    • 4 Hours
  • Completion Certificate
  • Group Training
  • In-person

Moving and Handling of People Training

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The moving and handling of people is a regular task in health and social care, which if not done safely, can cause serious injury to service users and staff. This course concentrates on reducing the risk from people handling.

Course duration

This is a half-day course – 4 hours

Course content

  • What is manual handling
  • Manual handling regulations
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Ways of reducing the risk of injury
  • Employers duties
  • Employee duties
  • Avoiding manual handling
  • Good handling technique
  • Use of handling aids / hoists / slings / standing aids
  • The working environment
  • Individual capacity
  • Risk Assessment of manual handling needs
  • Practical use assessments of company equipment

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