Poor manual handling is a major cause of back pain, one of the key injuries affecting workers in the UK. It is also a key reason for lost productivity and litigation.
This three-hour course helps staff understand the principles of safe object handling, reducing their risk of injury.
Introduction / Refresher
All levels and disciplines of staff
To enable staff handle objects safely.
Up to 8 students
- Defining manual handling
- Prevalence of manual handling injuries
- Poor Vs good approaches to handling
- Use of equipment
- Footwear and clothing issues
- Assessment issues
- Safer lifting technique
- Team lifting issues
- Knowledge test
Lecture, group discussion and practical exercises.
Students are assessed on the basis of
their performance of the exercises and
in the summative test at the end.
- Care Standards Act regulations
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- National Vocational Qualifications
- Health & Safety Executive guidelines
- Manual Handling Operations
- Attendance forms
- Course notes / handouts
- Knowledge tests
- Training records
- Feedback forms
- Certificates of Achievement
Dependent on your training needs.
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Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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