Manual Handling Refresher — for Health Care Workers

ACCREDITATION: Statement of Attendance Certificate — Valid 1 year

Non-Accredited course. This is not registered against your USI.

Nurses — Health Professionals - CPD hours can be claimed according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, 'Continuing Professional Development Standard'

Course Content

Theory includes:

  • Understand & Learn the NO lift Polices
  • Legislation
  • Duty of Care
  • Risk Factors
  • How to control risks arising from Manual Handling tasks
  • Preventing Injuries
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of the spine
  • Correct postures

Practical Includes:

  • Pre start Exercises
  • Log Rolls
  • Stand Transfer
  • Use of slide sheets
  • Use of a full hoist and standing hoist in a variety of situations
  • Moving people safely
  • Correct posture