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Moving & Handling

Moving and Handling is a key course that can be implemented; not only for staff within a clinical environment, but that of any business or organisation. All staff must have an annual moving and handling update. Our course is accredited by the Health and Safety Executive and the National Back Exchange. 

Our courses can range from a ½ day update, 1 or 2 day course depending on the base level of knowledge and skills. 

Learning outcomes:

  • To gain an understanding of the anatomy of the spine and general ergonomics 
  • To gain an understanding of the risks associated with moving and handling 
  • To gain an understanding of relevant legislation and guidelines 
  • To gain an understanding and demonstration of safe techniques for moving and handling 
  • Risk assessment
  • Safety and confidence when using the following aids:
    • Hoists
    • Slings
    • Stand aids
    • Slide sheets etc.
  • Any other equipment appropriate to the customers’ requirements
  • Instructor ratio 1:8

Should you need to have any training, please contact us to arrange a quote or to find out more call 01634 717703, email us or complete the form below.

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