This Moving and Handling course is designed for all healthcare workers whose work involves the Moving and Handling of people. Course candidates will learn about their legal obligations with regard to manual handling and safe moving people, the consequences of poor manual handling practice and the correct actions to be taken in the event of a manual handling manoeuvre within their working environment. This fully accredited 3-hour course is created in line with the Health & Safety at Work (Etc.) Act 1974; Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 / as amended 2002; The Guide to the Handling of People – 2011 (6th edition) / referred to as the ‘Nurses Bible’; the Royal College of Nursing’s code of practice for ‘A Safer Patient Handling Policy’ covering legislation, risk assessment, ergonomics and competence. It meets training requirements placed on healthcare employers by the CQC and HSE, and the requirements placed by the industry standards.
Accredited by Trainer Courses, approved by TrainerQuals (People Movers Moving and Handling at Level 1)
Multiple re-assessment opportunities with no additional charge
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be sent a quality assured, accredited certificate via e-mail. It can be used to evidence compliance or your professional development. All of our Open Courses are approved by trainerQuals and accredited by the Trainer Courses Certification Service as conforming to nationally accepted Health and Safety, and Healthcare Professionalism Development guidelines and Health and Safety standards requirements.
MOVING AND HANDLING COURSE CANDIDATES
This course is for anyone who works in the care settings, including:
Health and Social Degree students
Upon completion of this course learners will be able to:
Manual Handling (The Legal Aspects)
The Body and What can go wrong during Manual Handling
Principles of Safe Moving and Handling
In House Policy & Assessment
The assessment is carried out on completion of the course. You are given the chance to answer 20 questions with 75% pass mark. If you don’t pass, don’t worry! You can re-take the test immediately with tutors support and with no extra charge.
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