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.

21 January 2020

1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

WMC

Session information

Sessions

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

    15 February 2020

    1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

    WMC

    Session information

    Sessions

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

      28 March 2020

      1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

      WMC

      Session information

      Sessions

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

        5 May 2020

        1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

        WMC

        Session information

        Sessions

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

            13 June 2020

            1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

            WMC

            Session information

            Sessions

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

              6 July 2020

              1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

              WMC

              Session information

              Sessions

              PHM Public
              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