Safe Manual Handling - Theory Only (HCA’s & RGN’s)

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Cost: £45pp

What is covered?

The half day theory covers moving and handling theory and is suitable for those staff that do not using moving equipment to handle people, may include: Volunteers, support workers, domestic staff, kitchen staff and administrators. 


Course Content

Theory Element:

  • Relevant Health & ‘safety Law and local policy
  • Back facts, 
  • Anatomy and biomechanics
  • Principles of lifting
  • Ergonomics
  • Risk Assessment
  • Unsafe lifting practises

Course Duration

Half day

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