Training & Events Training courses 27th April 2021 - Manual Handling - 10am - 2:30pm - Zoom This is an introductory classroom-based training session covering moving and handling. There's plenty of practical demonstrations - as well as opportunities for attendees to partipate. It is designed for those who have a new responsibility for moving and handling people or those requiring a refresher. The course has theoretical work to cover, as well as practice. The session will show the attendee how to take care of their back - both in and out of the workplace. After completing this practical training, learners will be able to: • Understand anatomy and physiology in relation to moving and handling • Understand the body and what can go wrong during manual handling • Understand the principles of safe moving and handling • Understand legislation and agreed ways of working • Minimise risks before moving and positioning individuals e.g. a risk assessment • Prepare, position and move an individual • Know which moves are now considered unsafe and are no longer used • Practice the use of hoists and slide sheets • Know when to seek advice from and/or involve others when moving and handling If you have any queries about the course content, the dates, or would like to arrange group training, please contact us. Please note: there is no parking on-site Booking for this event has now closed.