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Moving and Positioning


Total Eclipse Training Solutions

Target Group

Staff undertaking moving and positioning of people.

Foundation: for staff who have not previously attended training

Refresher: annual refresher required for RBC staff & recommended for others

Course Aims

The course provides staff with the theory and skills for the safe moving and positioning of clients. A practical session is included.

Course Outcomes and Content

  • Legislation
  • Introduction to anatomy and causes of back pain
  • Changes in health and safety knowledge and associated practices
  • Risk assessment
  • Demonstration of safe moving and positioning techniques using small aids
  • Introduction to and use of hoists
  • Recognise unsafe and poor techniques

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