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Moving and Handling People
Moving and handling people is a challenging and demanding task and it requires an understanding of how to minimize the risks of injury both to yourself and the person you are assisting.
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35 minutes
Learning style:
Self-Led Online
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About this course

The course looks at issues related to moving and handling people, addressing potential injuries to both the individuals involved and factors unique to moving people, such as consent, communication, infection prevention, and changing requirements, are explored.

It delves into the causes of injuries and introduces the TILEO method for dynamic risk assessment.

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Self-led online courses include
Support for over 100 languages
Mobile-friendly design for playback on any device
Progress tracking and pass/fail tests
Automatic, remote updates to keep content fresh
Playback speed controls to speed up/slow down the video
Closed captions which can be turned on/off
This course covers
  • The key terms and issues around moving and handling people
  • What kinds of injuries can happen to themselves and the person they are moving
  • Their employer’s and their responsibilities to manage and avoid risks including risk assessment
  • What they must report to line managers or health and safety representatives
  • Factors that need to be taken into account when moving people as opposed to objects: consent, communication, infection prevention and control, and changing requirements
  • What causes injury
  • How to use TILEO to dynamically assess and evaluate risks of injury to themselves and the person they are assisting
  • The principles of ergonomic handling in a typical manual handling task including:
  • The kind of equipment they might encounter
  • Their employer’s policies and procedures
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