This course covers current legislation, which includes the requirement that employers should provide information, instruction and training on Health & Safety and Moving and Handling in the workplace. Although the course is specifically targeted at those woking in the Care Sector anybody engaged in the moving and handling of people will find this course beneficial.
Express a brief understanding of the current manual handling legislation.
Briefly explain spinal function and how to care for their own backs and demonstrate the principals of biomechanics when demonstrating a manual handling manoeuvre.
Articulate a good knowledge of unsafe practice and explain why they are unsafe including the results for themselves and service users.
Demonstrate best practice and safe techniques using relevant equipment to their working role.
This is a full day course generally divided into classroom based activities and practical activities requiring physical participation.
Duration: 6 hours.
Includes knowledge of the necessary legislation and demonstration and practice of correct handling procedures.
Spinal awareness and basic bio mechanics in order to avoid injury to themselves and others.
*Because of the physical participation required students must wear suitable clothing and footwear and be physical fit enough to fully participate.
The attendee should be able to:
Have an understanding of the current manual handling legislation.
Have an understanding of spinal function and demonstrate the principals of manual handling manoeuvres.
Have an understanding of unsafe practice including the negative results for themselves and service users.
Hve an understanding of best practice and safe techniques using relevant equipment to their working role.
The attendee can:
1.1 Explain current manual handling legislation and how this impacts on their practice,
1.2 Describe the terms hazard and risk.
2.1 Explain function and how to care for their own backs.
2.2 Describe bio mechanics.
2.3 Apply manual handling manoeuvres.
3.1 Explain why they some practices are unsafe.
3.2 Explain the consequences of unsafe practice.
4.1 Describe best practice and safe techniques.
4.2 Describe using relevant equipment to their working role.
All persons who are employed to work, plus their employers, so a safer working environment is created and maintained.
Moving and Handling accidents are common in all workplaces and can cause long term problems for both employees and employers. If persons engaged in moving and handling is not trained to an acceptable standard this type of accident can result it expensive claims for employers and the risk of prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive.
|Event Date||01-01-2017 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||01-01-2017 4:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||01-12-2016|
|Cut off date||31-12-2016 11:00 pm|