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Manual Handling People

MANUAL HANDLING OF PEOPLE

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

All those who are required to lift, move or carry people as part of their job.

AIMS

By the end of the course delegates will:

  • Be aware of their legal responsibilities when lifting
  • Understand the process of Risk Assessment
  • Be able to lift / move safely

CONTENT

  • Revision of legal requirements
  • Revision of risk assessment
  • Revision of principles of safe handling
  • Communication including visual and aural cues for movement
  • Practise of different situations:
  • Standing up and sitting down
  • Walking
  • Steps
  • Chair to chair transfers
  • Moving around on the bed
  • Sitting hoists
  • Discussion of any other issues arising

Scheduled Dates Available

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