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Manual Handling of People

Manual Handling of People

Manual Handling of People

Manual Handling of People online Course with Printable Certificate upon Completion

This patient moving and handling online course is aimed at meeting the requirements of the safety, health and welfare at work act 2005 that apply to moving and handling in the workplace.

The techniques taught for patient handling are based on best practice and evidence-based research and take into account minimal handling directives.

Learning outcome

Understand the importance of correct handling
Know how to prepare individuals, environments and equipment for moving and handling
Know how to handle and move individuals
Understand the risk factors associated with manual handling
Identify the areas of the body that can be injured by poor manual handling technique
Know what information a service user assessment should include
Be aware of the various types of mechanical handling aids
Know the legislated Manual Handling guidelines
Target audience All staff involved in manual handling people.

Level Awareness

Endorsed/Approved AIM Awards


CIS Ref K/501/0797


The course has full audio and includes both formative and summative assessment.


For more information on this course please contact: info@careshield.co.uk