Moving and Handling People
Moving and Handling People training course is essential for all working in healthcare and social services or anyone who helps others to move. Injuries resulting from moving and handling account for 40% of work related sickness. 50% of these injuries stem from moving and handling people.
Undertaking moving and handling people training will help reduce the risk of injury to staff, and minimise the cost of employee absences. This course carries a CPD certificate equivalent to 3 professional development points.
Moving and Handling People Course Overview
Moving and Handling includes two sections, the first covers content that is found in Train 4 Academy's Manual Handling course. Section two outlined below is the content exclusive to this course:-
- Healthcare assessment
- Avoid, assess, reduce
- employee duties
- employer duties
- Generic assessments
- Individual assessments
- Considerations whilst moving people
- Moving and handling policies
- Clothing in the care sector
- Lifting and handling equipment
- Commonly required moves