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Manual Handling - Refresher (Morning)

Acorn Health & Safety Ltd, Tower Lane Business Park, Tower Lane, Warmley
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HR Workforce Development
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Target Audience
External Care Providers / Social Care Staff
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Health and Safety
Health and Safety subcategories
Manual Handling / General Health, Safety and Wellbeing
Event description

Acorn Health & Safety have recently revised their guidance regarding the wearing of face masks. From 1st August 2020, it will be mandatory to wear face masks during practical elements of the course however delegates may choose to wear the mask throughout the course.

This applies to our First Aid and Manual Handling courses, where 2m social distancing cannot be maintained.

If you are attending any of our courses, please can you ensure you bring your own 3 ply face mask. Fabric masks and face coverings are not acceptable for practical elements.

This half day course is an annual refresher for individuals working in adult social care settings where they have responsibilities for moving people. This course will enable you to build on your existing knowledge and practice. Delegates will be expected to demonstrate how they move people and share knowledge through working on scenarios This course is designed to be a refresher for anyone working in adult social care with responsibilities for moving people and attendees. Delegates from partner agencies will need to evidence that they have attended a manual handling course in the previous 18 months. Please make sure you wear suitable clothing and footwear as there is a practical aspect to this training.
Learning outcomes
- An understanding of relevant legislation. - Use a variety of handling equipment. - Demonstrate safe methods of handling people. - Demonstrate awareness of risk assessment. - Basic principles of using specific equipment in your role.
Start Date
Tuesday 11 May 2021
End Date
Tuesday 11 May 2021
Closing Date
Monday 10 May 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event