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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 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 require training please contact us by calling 01634 717703 or via email.

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