Moving and Assisting

Avoiding injuries doesn't just require common sense; knowing proper procedure and handling methods is crucial. This course enables all Health and Social Care staff to feel confident about staying healthy and injury-free at work.

£ 450
Max 20 persons
(ex VAT)

Overview

We often overlook the risks involved in moving those in care. But injuries don’t have to be inevitable for anyone when looking after people at work.  

This course has been devised to help Health and Social Care staff assess risk, move and assist effectively and to prevent injury in the workplace. A full range of practical techniques will be demonstrated and learnt.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to demonstrate the practical methods required to perform moving and assisting operations safely. They will also have an understanding of the appropriate legislation and requirements that both employee and employer should meet.

Aims

  • To know the reasons for safe moving and assisting 
  • Legislation relating to moving and assisting
  • To creat moving and assisting risk assessments and understand how they contribute to health and safety
  • The principles, types of equipment and testing requirements associated with moving and assisting safety
  • Apply safe moving and assisting principles

Learning Objectives

Delegates attending this course will gain a better understanding of the importance of safe moving and assisting when carrying out specific day to day care within their working environment.

Call us or email to book

You can book places on our courses by calling our central office on 0800 783 1103 or email [email protected] - or click on the green button to get a call back.

How it works

We are flexible with training numbers so please call us with your requirements. We can then work something out for you.

£450
Max 20 persons
(ex VAT)
Duration 2.5 hours
For

Junior Staff

Senior Staff

Region

Scotland

What Yvonne says about us

"You're dealing with a company that knows specifically what happens in nurseries and what we need to maintain high quality. And how important it is to invest in your staff and they help us do that."

Yvonne from New Town Nurseries
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