Moving People Safely (2 days) Course

What Will I learn?

This course is designed to provide you with the essential knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved, whilst also covering the legal requirements regarding the handling of people.

Key Topics:

  • The reasons for safe manual handling
  • Understanding manual handling risk assessments
  • Understanding manual handling principles
  • The safe application of manual handling principles
  • Understanding the personal safety, health and dignity issues relating to the movement of a person by others
  • Understanding how a personal handling plan and risk assessment reduces the risk of injury to everyone involved in moving a person
  • Understanding the principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with moving people safely
  • Be able to apply safe principles when moving a person
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Moving People Safely (2 days)
Who should attend this course?

This is a two-day course suitable for new starters and for experienced staff working in roles that require the safe moving of people, particularly in the care sector.

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