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Moving & Handling Theory

Course Description:
This theory based course covers the essential information and knowledge needed to ensure staff, have the required understanding of the process of moving and handling safely and good practice. Principles covering areas such as risk assessment and minimal handling principles are included.

Course Outline: 

  • Introduction to legislation including
    • Health and safety
    • Manual Handling Operations Regulations
    • Provision use of Work Equipment Regulations
    • Lifting Operation Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Manual handling risk assessment
  • Back facts and statistics
  • Spine anatomy and functions
  • Impacts of handling injuries
  • Principles of safe handling

Course Duration:

The trainer will carry out an on-going assessment

All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance

The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client or at one of our training venues
Maximum number of delegates per trainer is 12