Moving and Handling (People)




This course explains the principles and practice of safer handling of people. It outlines for safer moving and handling, the legal requirements, the process of completing risk assessments to reduce the risk of harm and the additional considerations when moving a person.

Learners have the opportunity to practice the principles of safer handling of people using equipment, on their own and as part of a team, and covers both theory and practical elements.

• Legislation
• Biomechanics of the Spine
• Guidelines for Lifting
• Assisted Moving
• Why not to catch anyone who is falling
• Hoists / Small handling equipment
• Wheelchairs
• Risk Assessments / TILE
• Unsafe Handling Techniques
• Pressure Sores

This course is delivered over 6 hours at our facilities in Letchworth Garden City.

Group bookings and discounts can be available at your location; please contact us for more information.


Email: Telephone: 01462 222300
Address: Devonshire Business Centre, Works Road, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire,  SG6 1GJ