People Moving and Handling - 1 Day

The Health & Safety Group
Course summary
Corporate Training for Teams
1 day
795 GBP excl. VAT
Course Dates
United Kingdom
795 GBP
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Course description

People Moving and Handling - 1 Day

Incorrect or controversial People Moving and Handling techniques could seriously injure you and/ or your patient. Update your knowledge and techniques with this fantastic training course and protect both yourself, and your patients from injury or discomfort.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who is this course for?

This CPD accredited 1-day refresher training has been designed for all Healthcare Professionals whose work involves the Moving and Handling of People.

Outcome / Qualification etc.


  • Move and handle people in a way that requires the least amount of effort
  • Move and handle people in a way that provides greater comfort and dignity to the patient or resident
  • Understand manual handling legislation as it applies to Healthcare
  • Gain a better understanding of spinal mechanics
  • Look after your own back and that of patients / residents
  • Conduct a personal risk assessment for patients / residents
  • Safely move people with and without the use of specialist equipment

At the end of the training course, you will have the competence to provide correct people handling techniques so that risks are reduced to yourself and patients/residents.

Training Course Content

  • Manual Handling Responsibilities and the Law
  • Anatomy of the Spine and Types of Injuries
  • Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Safe Lifting Techniques - L.I.T.E
  • Lifting Objects
  • Key Elements of People Moving
  • Risks and Controls related to People Moving
  • People Moving - Risk Assessments/ Personal Plan
  • People Moving Equipment
  • People Moving - Controversial Techniques
  • People Moving - Good Techniques
  • Practical Sessions and Assessments in People Moving


Course Price

  • £795+VAT (8 person max.)
  • AS little as £99 per person

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The Health & Safety Group

The Health & Safety Group has been providing expert online, open, and in-house training courses across the UK since 2004. Training 100,000+ professionals each year, The Health & Safety Group provide expert training for a wide variety of professions and...

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W4 5YF London

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