People Handling and Moving

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On completion of this course participants will possess the knowledge, skills and techniques to carry out people moving and handling activities in a safe manner both for themselves and the person in accordance with good manual handling techniques.The course also trains participants in how to correctly use relevant people handling equipment.

17 October 2019

1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

WMC

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Sessions

PHM 17102019
09:30 - 16:30
1 day
    • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt
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    23 November 2019

    1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

    WMC

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    Sessions

    PHM 23112019
    09:30 - 16:30
    1 day
      • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt
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      9 December 2019

      1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

      WMC

      Session information

      Sessions

      PHM 09122019
      09:30 - 16:30
      1 day
        • €100.00 incl. 0% - tax exempt

        Description

        Learning Objectives

        Participants will:

        • know how the musculoskeletal system can get injured
        • be able to identify risk factors associated with people handling
        • understand correct people lifting techniques
        • be able to lift and move people in a safe manner

        Course Content

        • Legislation as it relates to manual handling in the workplace
        • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
        • Causes of back injuries
        • Ergonomics
        • Risk Assessment of manual handling tasks
        • Principles of manual handling (Inanimate objects)
        • Principles of safe people moving and handling
        • Safe people handling techniques
        • Potential harm through incorrect people lifting techniques
        • People handling equipment
        • Practical demonstrations: Transfer to/from a bed, slide sheets, pushing and pulling a wheelchair, banana board, use of hoist & sling.
        • Practical sessions in people moving and handling