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Manual Handling Training (People Handling)

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Manual Handling Course Information
People Handling

Manual Handling injuries account to 36% of all reported workplace accidents. The Health & Social Care sector accounts for 54% of all reported manual handling accidents. This course will provide a consistent approach to Manual Handling that ensures best practice in accordance with the All Wales Local Government Manual Handling Training Passport & Information Scheme.

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Course Overview

Manual Handling Course

People Handling

Duration

1 Day (Tailorable)

Course Renewal Compliancy

Annually

Group

Minimum Numbers 4 – Up to 10

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Course Objectives & Learning Outcomes
  • Describe the function of the spine
  • Examine & Discuss Manual Handling Legislation
  • Discuss Company Manual Handling policies (if any)
  • Describe Ergonomics
  • Examine and Discuss Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Discuss safe handling procedures
  • Explain the need for effective teamwork & communication
  • Demonstrate safe inanimate load handling
  • To provide a consistent approach to Manual Handling that ensures best practice in accordance with the All Wales Local Government Manual Handling Training Passport & Information Scheme.

This course will be delivered in a classroom environment via power point presentations, discussions, practical demonstrations and lectures. There are two modules to this course which are outlined below:

Module A – Spinal Awareness, legislation, your authority or company policies, ergonomics, risk assessment, safe handling principles, team handling and communication.

Module B – Inanimate load handling, practical ergonomics.

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Key Facts

Assessment Method: Multiple Choice Exam & Practical Assessment

Candidates will also receive a Manual Handling Training Manual which they can take them.

The Certificate will last for 3 years.

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