Award in Moving People Safely 

HABC Level 2 Award in Moving People Safely
Costs: £80.00 per Learner - Classroom

Course Benefits
All staff within the Care/Health Sector with an active part in moving or facilitating the movement of people should have this qualification.

Course Topics
In Module A we cover:
• Definition of manual handling • Causes of musculoskeletal injury
• Preventing musculoskeletal injury
• Function of the spine
• Manual handling key legislation
• Policies and procedure
• Ergonomics and risk assessment
• Team handling and communication

In Module B we cover:
• Safer handling of loads
• Formal and dynamic risk assessment
• Consideration of other factors
• Handling awkward loads
• Safe storage of inanimate loads
• Correct working posture
• Safety checks on handling equipment

In Module C we cover:
• Application of moving & positioning
• People handing risk assessment
• Posture whilst people handling
• Practical application of sitting to standing
• Safe handling of a fallen/falling service user

In Module D we cover:
• Dangers of controversial techniques
• Bed mobility and manoeuvres
• Safe use of profile beds
• Practical use of slide sheets

In Module E we cover:
• Use of mechanical lifting aids
• Safe selection of hoist slings
• Practical scenarios using Hoists, stand aids, transfer boards and turntables

Assessment Method - Multiple choice examination Practical assessment by tutor

Qualification Expiry 3 Years

Course Duration – 1 Days.


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