MOVING AND HANDLING OF PEOPLE AND/OR OBJECTS

Cost of Course: £55 per person. (Minimum group size 10 people.)
Length of Course: one day.
 
Course Content:
 
Legislation pertaining to moving and handling.
Biomechanics: friction, levers, base of support, centre of gravity
Risk Assessment: people handling
- Risk Assessment using TILE
- R.I.D.D.O.R
Safely using equipment: PUWER and LOLER
Outlawed maneouvres and lifts.
- Posture and Exercise.
- Dealing with lower back pain.
- Guiding and slowing falls.
- Principles of using a hoist.
Practical session of moving people with use of equipment.
Practical session of moving objects in a safe manner.
 
The course will have both a theory and practical session and assessment.
 
 

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