Courses :: Manual Handling and Patient Handling

We offer training in Manual Handling & Patient Moving Training fulfilling the HSA requirements to FETAC Standards 2010.   

Manual Handling

Duration: Half Day

Course Aim:
To provide learners with an understanding of the knowledge & skills to lift safely.

  • List the main duties of the employer & employee under the SHWW Act 2007
  • Describe 3 main steps an employer must take regarding the manual handling regulations
  • Identify key components of the spine
  • List the main muscle groups
  • Explain the purpose during lifting
  • Explain the difference between a Hazard & a Risk
  • Identify Risk factors using T.I.L.E
  • List the benefits of stretching
  • Perform stretching exercises safely
  • Lift safely

Instructor
FETAC Level 6

Certification
Participants will receive a Manual Handling Certificate valid for 2 years. 

Patient Handling

Course Aim
To provide learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required for safe patient handling.

Course Objectives:

  • On completion of this course learners will be able to:
  • Explain their legal rights and responsibilities
  • Explain how the musclo-skeletal system can get injured
  • Identify risk factors associated with patient handling
  • Apply the principles of safe lifting to inanimate objects
  • Apply the principles of safe lifting to animate objects
  • Handle patients safely

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • Anatomy
  • Risk Assessment
  • Control Measures
  • Principles of Safe lifting
  • Principles of Safe Patient Handling
  • Principles of Safe Patient Handling and Team work
  • Use of hoists and Lifting Equipment

Instructor
FETAC Level 6

Certification
Participants will receive a Patient Handling certificate valid for 2 years.

 

More Information

For more information on these or any other courses, you can contact us by calling Mary on 086 8414236