Safer People Moving and Handling Practical

Compton Hall, 4 Compton Road West, Wolverhampton, WV3 9DH
20th September 2024

Course Overview

This 6 hour workshop will provide you with the information and guidance you need to move and position service users safely, and in a way that promotes their independence, dignity and functional mobility. It will also teach about the importance of risk assessments and the potential hazards involved, along with the key legislation relevant to moving and handling.

What will I learn from this course?

  • Introduction to People Handling
  • Awareness of Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act, PUWER, LOLER, Manual Handling Regulations Operations (1992)
  • Duties and Responsibilities of Employer and Employee
  • An understanding of Injuries and avoiding injuries including the anatomy of the spine
  • Risk Assessment using safe principles
  • Reducing Risks and Removing Hazards
  • Principles of Safer Manual Handling
  • Safe use of Correct Equipment
  • Condemned Lifting Practices
  • Manual Handling Practicalities including Infection Control, Uniform Policy and Communication
  • Practical Ability:
    • Chair Moves to stand and chair to chair transfer
    • Slings – inserting whilst in bed/in a wheelchair
    • Hoist – bed to chair transfer

You must provide us with a PO Number and an invoice address in order to gain access to the course.

Course Details


20th September 2024

9:30 to 15:30

Who should attend:

Healthcare professionals in need of training in Moving and Handling.

Venue address:

  • Compton Hall,
  • 4 Compton Road West,
  • Wolverhampton,
  • WV3 9DH


  • £150 per person
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If you require any additional information or require assistance with submitting your booking, please do get in touch: or 0300 323 0250 and ask for a member of the learning & development team.

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