People Handling and Moving

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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7 September 2019

1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

Galway

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PHM 07 Sept 2019
09:00 - 16:30
1 day
    • €100.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt
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    17 October 2019

    1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

    Galway

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    PHM 17102019
    09:00 - 16:30
    1 day
      • €100.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt

      23 November 2019

      1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

      Galway

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      Sessions

      PHM 23112019
      09:00 - 16:30
      1 day
        • €100.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt

        9 December 2019

        1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

        Galway

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        Sessions

        PHM 09122019
        09:00 - 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