Online Course

Cost of Course:£15.00 per person
Length of Course1 HOUR
Candidates: This course is suitable for all those working in the health and social sector in Northern Ireland who will be involved in the moving and handling of patients.  
Course content


  • -    The Law – Health and Safety Legislation pertaining to moving and handling.
  • -    Employers and Employees duties


  • -    Biomechanics - including posture, centre of gravity, reducing friction, lever principle.
  • -    Spinal Anatomy and muscular system
  • -    Heirarchy of Manual Handling Principles in relation to Manual Handling Regulations (1992); Avoid, Assess, Reduce, Review
  • -     People Handling assessment.
  • -     Risk assessment using T.I.L.E.
  • -     How to reduce risk to lowest possible level
  • -     L.O.L.E.R. and P.U.W.E.R
  • -     Reporting injury as stipulated by R.I.D.D.O.R
  • -     Safely using equipment and choosing correct equipment
  • -     Understanding which lifts are outlawed and why
  • -     Assessing patient cognitive, physical and emotional ability
  • -     Guiding and Slowing falls.
  • -      Practical session on moving and handling patients in a safe manner





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