This course is designed to instruct employees in the theory and practice of safe patient handling. To comply with Part 4 Chapter 2 of the “General Application Regulation Regulations 2007, Manual Handling of Loads”, which states that staff engaged in manual handling must be given appropriate training. Safe patient handling techniques can reduce the risk of injury to both the employee and the patient.
Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to:
Personnel who will be involved in the safe lifting of others.
This course is classroom based; it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce understanding and learning.
While pens and paper will be supplied, participants are free to bring their own. Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.
A maximum of 10 per course
Upon successful completion of this course participant will receive a certificate of attendance.
Patient Handling courses run every Friday in Dublin. View Dates