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Safe Moving and Handling of People

Course Objective: To enable staff to use safe and appropriate methods when moving patients and service users. 

Course content:

  • To be aware of the Relevant Legislation underpinning the Health and Safety at Work Act:
    • Manual Handling Operations Regulations
    • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations
    • Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations
    • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations
    • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations
    • Human Right Act
  • To be aware of your Safe Working Posture
    • The Functions of the Back and Spine
  • Patient/Service User Risk Assessments
    • Healthcare Staff Risk Assessment
  • Practical Work, Bed/Chair/Floor
    • Hoist Safety
    • Hoist Checks
    • Hoist training update
    • Falls Management
  • Reporting and Recording incidents
    • Monitoring processes
    • Recording processes

For more information regarding prices and availability please contact Dave Evans on devans@meridianbs.co.uk 

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