This training is designed for staff working in areas where the assistance and movement of people is an essential part of their role. Essential training for people who work in the care sector and medical professions to ensure they understand the importance of carrying out their role safely.
6 -12 Hours duration dependant on requirements
(DELEGATES SHOULD HAVE A MANUAL HANDLING CERTIFICATION)
- What is manual handling?
- Legislation and Statistics:
- Risk assessments:-
- Factors relevant to lifting & handling:
- Common unsafe moving and lifting techniques:
- Moving an object
- Lifting an object
- Turning an object
- Using equipment (if appropriate)
This course is based on continual assessment and a multiple choice question paper.
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a certification of attendance valid for 3 years
This course is available as a Level 2 qualification if required