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.

9 December 2019

1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

WMC

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Sessions

PHM 09122019
09:30 - 16:30
1 day
    • €100.00 excl. 0% - tax exempt

    21 January 2020

    1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

    WMC

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    Sessions

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

      15 February 2020

      1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

      WMC

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      Sessions

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

        28 March 2020

        1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

        WMC

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        Sessions

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

            5 May 2020

            1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

            WMC

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            Sessions

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

              13 June 2020

              1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

              WMC

              Session information

              Sessions

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

                6 July 2020

                1 day, 9 am to 4.30 pm

                WMC

                Session information

                Sessions

                PHM Public
                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