Manual Handling of People

This course equips care staff with knowledge and understanding of the safe process of moving people to prevent injury to all concerned whilst complying with legal requirements at all times.

Duration - 6 Hours

  • Legislation and local policies

  • Risk assessment and tools

  • Work related injuries

  • Introduction to the spinal structure and functions

  • Back care

  • Biomechanics

  • Unsafe lifting practices

  • Principles of handling people

  • Safe management of inanimate loads

  • Safe use of equipment

  • Problem solving

  • Practical experience

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