Moving and Handling



Singleton Training Services Ltd offers a comprehensive training service in relation to manual handling of people, for all levels of staff.

Our clinical training course is 6 hours; it consists of both theory and hands on practical sessions.

Course Syllabus.

  • Brief overview of the Health & Safety at Work Act.
  • Brief overview of Manual Handling Regulations.
  • Types and frequency and cost of manual handling injuries.
  • Anatomy of the back.
  • Physical principles of manual handling (principle of levers).
  • Risk assessment applied to moving people.
  • Control measures in moving people.
  • Principles of kinetics.
  • Practical demonstration of moving people.
  • Practical demonstration of lifting equipment in the home.

Course length: 6-7 hrs.

Qualification: Attendance certificate.

Care standard: Standard 13.

Cost: £45 per person + VAT on open courses.

£45 per person + VAT (min charge of £270 + VAT) for in-house courses.

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