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Manual Handling for Home and Community Care

$24.00

Manual handling refers to any movement that you perform that requires force. Force can involve anything from picking up an item from the floor to helping a person to transfer from a bed to chair and everything in between. Workers in your industry have one of the highest levels of injury related to manual handling tasks.

Learning Objectives:·        

  • What is Manual Handling? 
  • Common injuries resulting from Manual Handling
  • Common Manual Handling tasks in community support roles
  • Keeping safe: strategies to reduce Manual Handling risk
  • Reporting and Monitoring

Course Code: COMHC

Standards Incorporated in this Course: 5 & 8