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Moving & Handling Train the Trainer CPD Refresher

June 4, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm


The aim of this course is to ensure learners have the knowledge & practical skills, to enable them to instruct others in Moving & Positioning appropriate to their working environment.

Course Objectives:

  • Review Relevant Legislation
  • Understand the Role of the Employer and Employee Duties with Regard to these Regulations
  • Be Aware of Biomechanics and Ergonomics
  • Raise Awareness of the Anatomy of the Spine
  • Review Statistics
  • Demonstrate Safe Moving & Handling Practices, using the Principles of Biomechanics
  • Complete Hazard Analysis and Risk Assessments for Moving & Handling
  • Review Controversial Techniques & Discuss why they are Unsafe
  • Highlight Effective Teaching Skills and Documentation to be used when Teaching

Course Content:

  • Review of Effective Teaching & Documentation
  • Manual Handling & Posture in & outside of Work
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations
  • Definitions Regulations 2 & 5
  • A.A.R.R – Avoid Assess Reduce Review
  • Health & Safety at Work Act, Lifting Operation & Lifting Equipment Regs, Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regs. COSHH, RIDDOR
  • Mental Capacity Act
  • Use of Bed Rails
  • Anatomy of the Spine, Injuries Statistics and Causes over 7day Injuries
  • Individual Capacity
  • Lifting Considerations
  • Base Movement, Basic Lifting & Team Lifting
  • Biomechanics & Ergonomics
  • Controversial Techniques/Unsafe Lifting Practices
  • Hazards & Risk Assessments T.I.L.E.E.O
  • Case Studies for Risk Assessment
  • Basic Principles for Practical Techniques
  • Discussion of Equipment that is available and maybe of use in their Work Environment for Safer Moving & Positioning


  • Use of Equipment Appropriate to their Working Environment including: Hoists & Slings, Stand Aids, Rotundas, Slide Sheets, Handling Support Belts & Handling Slings. Turntable Discs, Transfer Boards. (Follow T.A.R Sheet)
  • Techniques for Aiding People to come forward in a Chair or on a Bed
  • Techniques for Aiding People to Stand and Transfer Manually
  • Wheelchair Use (Where Applicable)
  • Walking Frames & Commodes (Where Applicable)
  • Trainer Assessment of Candidates
  • Test



June 4, 2020
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Course Category:


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