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 comprises two parts: theory and practical. Delegates must apply to attend both parts.

Delegates cannot “mix and match” across course dates (as the trainer tailors the content to each course cohort’s particular learning needs.)

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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