Safe Moving and Handling Full Day

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Cost: £ 80 pp

What is covered?

This safe moving and handling full day is for anyone who works in health and social care and uses moving and handling equipment on a regular basis.


Course Content

Theory Element:

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


Practical Element:

  • Sit to stand
  • Walking – independent and supported and managing the fallen person
  • Stand aids
  • Hoist & sling checklist
  • Active hoist
  • Passive hoist
  • Profiling bed
  • Log rolling
  • Slide sheets and  in-bed systems


Course Duration

Full day


£80 per person

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