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Safer Moving & Handling of People Principles and Practice 1 Day

Course Overview:

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are the most common cause of occupational ill health in Great Britain, currently affecting 1.0 million people a year and costing society £5.7 billion. MSDs affect the muscles, joints, tendons and other parts of the musculoskeletal system. By educating staff in the principles of safe moving and handling, and facilitating a problem-solving approach that is people-handling centred, training can contribute to excellence in care as well as reducing injury

Course Outline:

Outline of the programme:
: The legal aspect of Manual Handling
: Problem-solving approach
: Musculo-skeletal awareness
: The importance of posture
: Efficient movement principles
: The role of care plans and balanced decision making
: Selection and use of equipment
: Planning for emergency situations
: The importance of documentation
: Practical Sessions

Course Duration:

1 Day

Course Assessment:

There is no final assessment. The tutor ensures a thorough understanding has been achieved by questions, answers, discussion and extensive practical scenarios.

Course Certification:

All course delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and refresher training is recommended every 12 months.

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