Moving & Handling

o provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to carry out their jobs in a safe and effective manner whilst complying with current legislation


All staff in the care sector.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will have: -

  • Knowledge of safer moving and handling techniques including the use of hoists and handling aids.
  • Knowledge of the current legal requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • The skills to identify risks related to moving and handling people.
  • An understanding of the ergonomic principles of safer moving and handling.


Attendees will be issued with a certificate of attendance.


1 day (6 hours)


In-Company or Local Venue

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