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Object Handling
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.
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Object Handling

Three hours

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
   regulations

- Attendance forms
- Course notes / handouts
- Knowledge tests
- Training records
- Feedback forms
- Certificates of Achievement

Dependent on your training needs.
Call 020 3115 1039 for a quote
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Michael Hughes MSc BSc(Hons) RN DipN ENB 998 ENB 978 Cert HPM FRSPH FIHPE PTLLS
Healthcare Training 79 Lodge Lane, North Finchley, London N12 8JG  Tel/Fax: 020 3115 1039
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