Safer People Handling Course
Venue or In-House Duration: 1 day
This course will provide an understanding of the principles of safer people handling, the process of conducting people handling risk assessments and safe handling techniques.
On completion of this course delegates should be able to identify risks to be considered when carrying out a people handling assessment and demonstrate correct handling techniques.
Who should attend? (12 delegate maximum)
This course is designed for all staff delivering care services. Delegates are required to be physically fit, wear loose clothing, have fluent English and be able to cope with the practical activity.
• Manual Handling & Legal Requirements - Employee Responsibilities
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Related Injuries
• Benefits of Preventing Manual Handling Injuries
• Principles of Safe Handling
• Practical Handling Techniques
• Basic Risk Assessment
Assessment and certification
Full attendance and identification is required. The final day includes assessment of theory and practical skills against NBE standards.
On successful completion delegates will be awarded a ‘Safer People Handling’ certificate, valid for one year.
This should be renewed on a requalification course before the expiry date.