Safe moving and handling of people training
This practical instructor-led training will give you an understanding of what is required for the moving and handling of people during general or emergency situations.
If your work involves moving and handling people where a trolley and/or wheelchair may be used, this practical instructor-led training will give you an understanding of what is required for the moving and handling of people during general or emergency situations.
You will be asked to confirm your fitness to participate when you attend the course.
Please wear appropriate loose-fitting clothing (preferably trousers).
As this is a practical course, please refer to the Health Checklist to confirm that you are fit to undertake this training (you can access this via MyLearning).
All safety instructor-led training courses are delivered by our team of safety experts.
By the end of this instructor-led training, you will be able to do the following:
- Apply good posture to manual/people moving and handling tasks
- Understand the causes and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries
- Handling strategies for people with limited/impaired mobility
- Understand when and how to use people handling equipment safely and correctly for transferring the person e.g. from a wheelchair, a trolley, etc
- Able to demonstrate safe practical moving and handling skills
This training course is only available to staff and post-graduate research students from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuro Imaging.
Training courses are free to UCL staff however your Department will be charged £50 if you fail to attend when booked on a course. Non-attendance at first aid courses will incur a higher non-attendance fee.
If you have not received your confirmation notification from the MyHR Mailer please contact Safety Services on 020 3108 8592 or email to email@example.com.
Places to external delegates are only offered if there is spare capacity on an instructor-led course.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be placed on a waiting list stating the course title and date you wish to join.
Training courses are accessible using UCL MyLearning.
Last updated: Thursday, June 18, 2020