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Safer Handling of Children - Refresher (Drove Road Staff Only)

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Course Types
Training Event

This course is suitable for Children’s Services and CVS practitioners and carers whose role involves lifting and handling of children.

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 came into force in January 1993. This legislation places a duty on employers to implement measures to reduce the risks to the staff who are required to undertake safer handling tasks. This course is designed to refresh staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

Start Date
Friday 26 April 2019
End Date
Friday 26 April 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • review the legal issues and risk assessment process

  • describe the mechanics of back injury and other work related disorders

  • demonstrate safer handling strategies when handling children

  • discuss the importance of reporting in relation to safer handling

  • meet statutory requirements

Additional information

To be undertaken within 12 months of completing the Safer Handling of Children Basic Awareness course.

Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC)
target audience
Course pre-requisites
55 Drove Road, Drove Road
Event Trainers
Herts Handling Training
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