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.

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23 November 2019

1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

WMC

Session information

Sessions

PHM 23112019
09:30 - 16:30
1 day
    • €100.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt
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    9 December 2019

    1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

    WMC

    Session information

    Sessions

    PHM 09122019
    09:30 - 16:30
    1 day
      • €100.00 excl. 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