Mandatory and essential training for any employees responsible for the moving, lifting and repositioning of people or equipment, ensuring safe practices and correct procedures are in place.  The course consists of a combination of theory and practical activities to embed safer people handling techniques and effective moving principles. Training can be delivered to new employees entering the health and social care sector or as an annual refresher session.

 Course Content

  • Employer and Employee responsibilities
  • Definition of moving and handling
  • Workloads and good practice
  • Safe working systems
  • Risk Assessments
  • Problem solving and scenarios
  • Legislation and regulations
  • Anatomy and posture
  • Hoisting and Fitting Slings
  • Slide Sheets
  • Assisted Standing and Sitting
  • Limitations
  • Introductions to equipment
  • Practical demonstrations of safe practice

 

    Cost
Full Day 7.5 Hours In depth practical session

(Teaching, E-learning and Assessment)

£60 inc VAT
Half Day Refresher Course or basic Induction training £35 inc VAT