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Manual Handling including Patient Handling

31st May 2021

9.30am – 4pm

The Objectives of this course are:

  • Participants will learn how the back works and how it can be injured.
  • How we and our organisations can help to prevent back injury at work.
  • How lifestyle can contribute to back pain.
  • Principles of safer handling.
  • Ergonomics – a user centred approach.
  • People risk assessment.
  • Legislation.
  • Flexibility exercises.
  • People moving and handling techniques.
  • Hoist Use