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IOSH People Handling Train the Trainer

Course Length IOSH Accredited

Four days including assessment

Course Overview

This training is designed to give those with people handling skills an underpinning knowledge of health and safety legislation and current moving and handling principles to provide them with the necessary knowledge and skills to train staff in the workplace.

This course is accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety & Health, the world's biggest professional health and safety organisation. For more information about IOSH see

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for people who work in health and social care services, charities or education and is aimed at those who already have people handling skills. It is also suitable for managers who have little or no experience of the delivery of moving and handling training but have the responsibility for monitoring, advising and managing staff on moving and handling in the workplace.

Course Content
  • Definition of manual handling
  • Types of injuries caused by poor manual handling
  • Anatomy & human movement
  • Safer handling technique
  • Risk assessment process and practical handling
  • Training skills
  • Manual handling legislation
  • Principles of safer people handling
  • The pre-transfer assessment
  • Client transfer movements
  • Use of slide sheets
  • Use of slings and hoist
  • The falling/fallen person
  • Use of wheelchair and other handling aids

Part one - Mulitchoice question paper manual handling (20 questions)

Part two - Mulitformat question paper people handling (20 questions)

Part three - Completion of manual handling risk assessment and practical teaching session, 15 minutes in duration.

Please feel free to contact us to discus more about this course, or to arrange a free consulatation