People Moving & Handling Courses

1. Manual Handling Training Course


Why do staff need Handling Training?

BECAUSE MORE STAFF THAN EVER ARE INJURING THEIR BACKS AT WORK AND PURSUING THEIR EMPLOYERS AS A RESULT!

Who is this training course for?

This course is for any person who is involved in manual handling in the workplace.

Course Objectives

To learn how to improve manual handling techniques, move and handle loads safely and be able to conduct a personal manual handling risk assessment.

Course Content:

  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Causes of back pain
  • Returning back to work
  • Moving & Handling Assessments
  • Manual Handling Legislation
  • Principles of Safer Moving & Handling
  • Unsafe systems of work
  • Equipment demonstrations & practice
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Evaluation

 

Course Benefits

Back injuries are the biggest cause of staff absence in the UK and yet most are preventable!

This manual handling training course is to show your staff how to lift safely. Once your staff have attended this manual handling training course, they will know how to look after their back properly and your business will benefit from the reduction in this type of injury.

 

2. People Moving and Handling Training Course

Who is this training course for?

This course is for any person who is involved in manual handling and moving of people in the workplace.

Course Objectives

  • Move and handle people in a way that requires the least amount of effort
  • Move and handle people in a way that provides greater comfort and dignity to the patient or resident
  • Understand manual handling legislation as it applies to Healthcare
  • Gain a better understanding of spinal mechanics
  • Look after your own back and that of patients / residents
  • Conduct a personal risk assessment for patients / residents
  • Safely move people with and without the use of specialist equipment

Course Content:

  • Manual Handling Responsibilities and the Law
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics of moving people
  • Safe Lifting Techniques - L.I.T.E
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving - Risk Assessments/Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • People Moving - Good Techniques
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving

 

Course Benefits

At the end of the training course, you will have the competence to provide correct people handling techniques so that risks are reduced to yourself and patients/residents.

Available Courses Cost Per Course
1. Manual Handling £360
2. People Moving and Handling £360

 

Please note:

Maximum of 15 people per course.

All prices are subject to VAT

Terms and Conditions apply.

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CPD Accredited Manual Handling Courses from Lightning Training Solutions

Manual Handling: Equivalent to 4 hours CPD