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Care Quality Health Training - Newton with Scales, Preston, Lancashire.
A Leading Provider in Health and Social Care Training & Management in the Northwest of England
Our Terms & Conditions - Copyright Care Quality Health Training 2017
Incorrect manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work. It causes work-related musculoskeletal disorders and accounts for over a third of all injuries. Manual handling injuries can occur anywhere where people are at work and can include lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling and carrying. The load can be animate e.g. a person or inanimate e.g. a box. Avoiding, reducing and controlling risk as laid out by the Manual Handling Regulations can reduce the likelihood of injury.
Aim:

To provide all participants with the knowledge to be able to move and handle safely

The course content:

The course is divided into five modules and includes an assessment at the end:

The anatomy and physiology of the spine, muscles and joints.
Legislation surrounding manual handling.
Specific conditions that affect movement.
How to complete a risk assessment.
Aids and equipment to assist with manual handling.

Certification:

A certificate of attendance is awarded on completion of the course; this is subject to satisfaction of the instructor and at the end of the course assessments..

Course fee: £150 including a maximum of 12 staff members
Principles of Manual Handling (theory)
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