Remote First Aid Patient Handling Training

This course is designed for healthcare workers who need to be trained to safely move and handle patients under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 1993 and 2007.

On completion:

  • List the duty of the employers and employees in relation to manual      handling
  • Explain the purpose composition and characteristics of the main parts of      the spinal column and explain their relevance to manual handling
  • Identify hazards associated with manual handling tasks
  • List the equipment available to avoid or reduce the risks associated with      manual handling tasks
  • Explain the importance of good nutrition fitness to manual handling
  • Perform manual handing tasks in accordance with the principles of safe      manual handling.
  • Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Manual Handling Risk Assessment
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness & Flexibility
  • Principles of safe Manual Handling
  • Patient Handling moves: Sitting up, turning, standing, walking and sitting
  • Dealing with a falling and fallen patient
  • Use of hoist
  • Use of enablers such as banana boards & turntables
  • Patient Handling Training Course Duration:

    4 hours, for a maximum of 12 participants


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      Excellent course

      Interactive, Informative, Team Building with exceptional instruction.

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      Thank you Remote First Aid

      Very informative and practical sessions. It was relevant to my work as a Youth Worker.