Principles of Manual Handling

Principles of Manual Handling

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 18 April 2022
This webinar will review the principles of manual handling to assist staff working in the healthcare sector prevent injury to themselves, their colleagues, and their patient/clients. This understanding of manual handling principles will assist health care workers assess their work environment and initiate preventative strategies to either modify the workplace or introduce equipment to minimise injury risk from manual handling issues.

“Review the practical application of the principles in the workplace to maximise staff safety”

Course Content

This webinar will review the principles of manual handling to assist staff working in the healthcare sector to prevent injury to themselves, their colleagues, and their patient/clients. This understanding of manual handling principles will assist health care workers to assess their work environment and initiate preventative strategies to either modify the workplace or introduce equipment to minimise injury risk from manual handling issues.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Review the principles of manual handling
  • Discuss a number of devices to assist in manual handling
  • Review the practical application of the principles in the workplace to maximise staff safety
  • Reflect on your own practice in manual handling
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