Moving and Handling (Initial Training)



Legal requirement for all staff involved in physically assisting pupils with mobility needs. The event is bein held on the 12th June 2020 at Somerset Skills and Learning in Wells.

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​Trainees will be provided with information about:
• The Importance of Load Management
• Legal Requirements
• Spinal Awareness
• Causes of Muscular Skeletal Injury
• Personal Risk Assessment (staff member)
• The County Risk Assessment process within their role
• Principles of safe Moving and Handling
• Trialling some Moving and Handling Equipment
• Introduction to Hoisting
• Examples of good and bad practice

An accredited certificate which allows participants to perform manual handling tasks, at work, for two years. Reaccreditation requires participants to complete a half day refresher.

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