Moving and handling people

This course is designed to give the delegates knowledge, skills and confidence to deal with any situation that involves moving and handling people around the workplace or home using correct people handling techniques so that risks are reduced.

Duration: 4 hours

Topics covered:

  • Manual Handling legislation and regulations
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics of moving people
  • Safe Lifting Techniques – L.I.T.E
  • Lifting Safety
  • Moving and Positioning People
  • Manual handling hazards
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • Manual handling people – Risk assessment
  • Manual handling people – Equipment
  • Manual handling people – Good Techniques
  • Team handling and communication
  • Practical Sessions.

Course run by professional training instructors.

Special group rates (over 3 persons). Please contact us.

Booking required.

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