Moving and Positioning

Course Overview

Regardless of your role in your organisation you will undoubtedly be involved in some form of manual handling task.

It is vitally important to your health and safety that you understand what is expected of you and how to safely carry out these tasks.

Course Topics Covered

  • Legislation relating to moving and positioning.
  • Your responsibilities and what you are not allowed to carry out relating to moving and positioning.
  • Basic principles of the anatomy and physiology.
  • Types and causes of common moving and positioning injuries.
  • The process involved in carrying out a risk assessment.
  • How to move and position objects safely.
  • How to maintain a person's dignity.

Course Delivery

  • Training delivered and accessed online via Care Academy.
  • Single e-learning module with a mandatory online final assessment.
  • Certificate.
  • Online learner support.
  • Learner records archived for future tracking and reporting.

Overview

Regardless of your role in your organisation you will undoubtedly be involved in some form of manual handling task.

It is vitally important to your health and safety that you understand what is expected of you and how to safely carry out these tasks.

Topics Covered

  • Legislation relating to moving and positioning.
  • Your responsibilities and what you are not allowed to carry out relating to moving and positioning.
  • Basic principles of the anatomy and physiology.
  • Types and causes of common moving and positioning injuries.
  • The process involved in carrying out a risk assessment.
  • How to move and position objects safely.
  • How to maintain a person's dignity.

Delivery

  • Training delivered and accessed online via Care Academy.
  • Single e-learning module with a mandatory online final assessment.
  • Certificate.
  • Online learner support.
  • Learner records archived for future tracking and reporting.
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