Moving People Safely (RQF)

Whats Covered

  • Common manual handling injuries
  • Responsibilities of employers and employees
  • Manual handling laws
  • Risk assessments and risk control hierarchy
  • Potential impact to a person if moved incorrectly
  • Personal handling plans
  • Ways to preserve dignity, health and safety when moving a person
  • Manual handling and the musculoskeletal system, including:
    • Centre of gravity
    • Lever system
  • Key movement principles when moving a person
  • Unsafe manoeuvres
  • Aids and equipment used to move people and objects:
    • Types of aids and equipment
    • Maintenance and requirements for testing
  • Practical sessions:
    • Solo moving of people and objects
    • Team moving of people and objects
    • Using aids and equipment
Designed by Brace Creative Agency