Load and Minimal Patient Handling for Practices

Load and Minimal Patient Handling for Practices

The aim of this course is to equip delegates with a greater degree of knowledge in manual handling.

Duration:  GP Load / Patient handling – 3 hours


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Learning objectives

On completion of this training the delegates will be able to :

  •  Identify three pieces of legislation concerned with Manual Handling
  1. Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  2. Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  3. Health and Safety (Offences) Act 2008
  • Identify the elements of posture which are detrimental to the individual
  • Identify the specific elements of Risk assessment with regards to manual handling.
  • Identify good workstation layout

Learning outcomes – will be achieved through presentation, discussion and a knowledge quiz

Location – Training can be delivered on-site at your venue