Healthcare Training Courses - Moving & Handling of People Training Course

Moving & Handling of People Training Course

This course covers the following:


  • Back facts - injuries & impact on physical, emotional, spiritual and social well-being
  • Impact of a catastrophic injury: multiple problems
  • What Manual Handling is: lifting, lowering, pushing & pulling
  • Guidelines on weight lifting limits (HSE)
  • Introduction to a kinetic approach, demonstrate kinetic approach & assess
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1992: avoiding hazardous manual handling, assess and reduce risk
  • Poor posture and poor handling techniques and physical problems, hazardous postures
  • Principles of safe handling of people
  • Legislation
  • Duties of employer and employee
  • Client assessment, promoting maximum independence, client care
  • Range of equipment, ergonomics & tile framework in Risk Assessment
  • Risk Assessment: identifying hazards and risk, 5 steps


  • Techniques that should never be performed
  • Practical demonstrations, including hoist work, stand aid, sit to stand, bed work, floor work, slide sheets, transfer boards, handling belts, other equipment
  • Assessment

Who is this
course for?

This course is for those working in Health & Social Care who wish to gain knowledge in moving and handling of people.

Course length

½ day

Course validity

1 year

Course price

£35.00 per person


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