Manual Handling Generic (03-02-20)



Manual Handling Generic is a half day class- room based introductory programme for practitioners working in the adult and child health and social care sectors.


To enable learners to move and handle objects safely and recognise unsafe practices

Please note: this programme does not cover moving and positioning people.

Topics covered

  • Legislation
  • Functions of the spine
  • Injuries
  • Safe and unsafe practices
  • Moving and handling techniques (TILE & SMART)
  • Equipment checks
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