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Moving and assisting of people

Moving and handling is a key part of the working day for most frontline workers; from moving equipment, laundry, catering, supplies or waste to assisting people to move. This training course equips people with knowledge and skills to assess moving and handling tasks, carry them out safely and to make improvements to current practices.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • The definition of moving and handling

  • The areas of the body vulnerable to injury

  • The legal aspects of safe practice

  • The role of biomechanics and ergonomics

  • A range of techniques that can be used in the safe moving and assisting of people

  • How to reflect on their own practice

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