Moving and Handling

Type
Clinical Course
Duration
3 hours
Cost
£25 or 2500 training credits

Learners will gain an understanding of the principles and practices of manual handling, people handling and risk assessment. Delegates will need to undergo a practical assessment prior to certification.

Course content:

  • To learn how to use (E)LITE as a tool for a risk assessment
  • To understand the basic functions of the Spine 
  • To learn effective moving principles  
  • To understand hazards associated with manual handling, common back injuries and appropriate back care 
  • Discuss controversial techniques and the outcomes of poor practice 
  • To learn and demonstrate safer people handling techniques
  • To identify the different type of manual handling equipment and its correct usage

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