Principles of Safe Moving and Handling of Peolpe.

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Step Ahead Training

Course Provider

    Based in Taunton, Somerset

Regions covered

    South West

How to book

    Use the course enquiry form on the right or call them on 01823 462804.

Training Course Details

  • Course Length: 4 hours
  • Delivery Method: In-house/Workplace, Classroom-based/Venue
  • Suitable for: Individual, Group


The aim of the course is to provide you with an understanding of the guidelines, principles and practicalities of safe manual handling in the care workplace. this course is divided in to two parts: Part 1 – concentrates on the theory of manual handling practice where we will look at the effects of weight through bad practice and subsequent consequence’s of back injuries. Legislation concerned with manual handling and how this effects both you and the company you work for. you will also be given an insight to the makeup of the spine, the common cause of back pain, risks involved in manual handling and how to avoid injuries by conducting risk assessments. Part 2 – is practical- based and using the knowledge gained from part 1 of the course, the trainer will provide instruction on how to use equipment safely and to gain confidence in using the equipment. Giving you a chance to practice those skills on their other course members.

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Course provider details

  • Contact Person: Stephanie Pepperd
  • Street Address: 1 & 2 The Courtyard, Higher Comeytrowe
  • City: Taunton, Somerset
  • Postcode: TA4 1EQ
  • Phone: 01823 462804
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