WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is for all staff, across all organisations involved in both health and safety and moving and positioning. This is an awareness and non accredited course.

WHY DO YOU NEED THIS COURSE?

Health & Safety is everyone’s business in each and every organisation, since in introduction of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974. In 2017/18, 1.4 million cases were reported for work related ill health cases (HSE.gov.uk)

OBJECTIVES

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to understand:

  • Health & Safety legislation
  • Facts and figures relating to H&S at work
  • Employer and employee responsibilities
  • The 5 steps to risk assessments
  • Action plans
  • Moving and positioning theory
  • Body mechanics and ergonomics

COURSE CONTENT

  • Legislation
  • Historic context
  • Statistics 2018/17
  • Risk assessing and action planning
  • Moving theory
  • Biomechanics and ergonomics theory

OVERALL COURSE BENEFITS

This is a ½ day training course which has been designed to provide front-line care and support staff with necessary knowledge, understanding and skills in relation to H&S at work, including how to move and position safely. Delegates will complete this course with a simplified and highly relevant understanding of how to protect oneself and others in the workplace.

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