1 Day Moving & Handling

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at carers or domestic staff

What does the course cover?

Theory of Moving and Handling

  • Financial costs of moving and handling injury
  • Health and Safety Law re: moving and handling
  • Biology of the back and spine
  • Common causes of back injury
  • Principles of efficient movement
  • Basic risk assessment
  • Practice handling objects
  • Human rights laws and ethics re: moving people

Discussion, demonstration and practice of people-handling techniques

  • Standing, sitting, walking, falling
  • Bed techniques (including slide sheets)
  • Hoisting

Cost of course:

Members: £30
Non-Members: £60

Available dates:

To book please contact us on 01743 860011

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