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Senior Patient with Walker

Manual and People Handling

Who needs this course?

All staff who carry out manual handling work. This could include inanimate objects and people within the Care Industry.

Why is this training important?

To ensure staff know their responsibilities towards keeping themselves and others safe whilst carrying out manual handling duties. For staff to know the Key Areas based on TILE and to adhere to the basic principles of safe manual handling under current legislation.

Learning Outcomes

  • What does Manual Handling Mean

  • What Jobs do we do

  • Supporting People

  • Injuries caused by manual handling

  • Back studies including common injuries

  • Management of Injuries

  • Ergonomics and Risk Assessment

  • Legislation

  • Duties of Employers and Employees under the legislation



  • Safe handling of people in your homes

  • The importance of communication

  • Sitting standing walking

  • Bed Mobilty

  • Moving a person in a chair

  • Hoisting

  • Banned people handling techniques

Duration:                     6 hours

Refresher Training:       3 hours

Training Platform: Live Webinar Training

Manual and People Handling: Service
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