Moving and handling of people

Moving and handling of people


This course has been designed to teach learners how to safely reposition or move people. This course covers the essential knowledge and techniques required to prevent injury to themselves and the person being moved.

This training programme also covers the legal requirements surrounding the handling of people.

Learners will also gain knowledge on;

  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Manual Handling Regulations 1999
  • Duty of care
  • Moving and handling assessments
  • The basic principles of safer handling
  • Company handling policy
  • Anatomy
  • Unsafe practice
  • Safe use of equipment
  • Moving and transferring

Course Duration

Half day or 30-minute online course 

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