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Patient Handling Training Course (One day)

This one day patient handling training course is for anyone wishing to work in healthcare or social care. This course is run monthly in Dunlaoghaire, Co. Dublin. We also run this one day patient handling course onsite for employers who wish to provide relevant training for their staff in the area of safe patient handling and good back care.

Content - Patient Handling Training Course

  • Relevant legislation
  •  Information on the spine, how it works, how it is inured and how to keep the back healthy and prevent injuries
  • Ergonomics
  • People handling assessments and handling plans
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Demonstration and practice of a range of manual handling and people handling techniques
  • Problem solving

Entry Requirements - Patient handling training course:

Candidates should be free from injury or back and joint problems which would interfere with their ability to participate in the practical aspect of this course. Candidates who are pregnant must have either a letter from their doctor or have undergone a pregnancy assessment in their workplace which deems them fit to undertake manual handling & patient handling tasks.


On completion of the one day Patient Handling Training Course candidates will receive a certificate of attendance issued by Safety First Training.

Why Choose to do your patient handling training with Us?

•Our Experience (15 years)
•The qualifications of our team (All have a healthcare background & hands on experience)
•We like training and are friendly, supportive & good fun

Contact us for more information or to book a patient handling training course

Safety First Training - Health & Safety Training Consultants15 Adelaide Street, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland    086 8059088 | 01 2855905
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