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Safer Handling of Children - Basic Awareness (Westdene Nursery staff only)

Course Code
BH/19/1234
Course Types
Training Event
Overview
This course is aimed at staff working at Westdene Nursery & Primary School and will include practice using handling equipment. It is suitable for those whose role involves lifting and handling of children and must be completed before undertaking any handling of children in the workplace.


If you require a refresher course in safer handling please book on ‘Safer Handling of Children - Refresher’ which needs to be undertaken within 12 months of completing this awareness course.

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 manual handling tasks. This course is designed to increase staff awareness of the possible injuries to themselves and to enable them to carry out transfer operations safely.

Start Date
Monday 16 September 2019
End Date
Monday 16 September 2019
Times
12:00 - 15:00
Number of Sessions
1
Learning outcomes

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



  • define what is meant by Safer Handling

  • explain 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
Participants should wear appropriate clothing and flat, comfortable footwear that covers the whole of the foot as you will be actively participating in safer people handling techniques.

Open toed shoes and sandals are not acceptable and you may be turned away due to health and safety reasons which will then incur a charge.
Target Audience
Children's Services (B&HCC) / Early Years Providers / Schools
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Venue
Westdene Nursery & Primary School, Bankside, Westdene
venue
Commissioner
Event Trainers
Herts Handling Training
tutors
Pricing Bands
Tier 1
£0.00
Tier 2
£0.00
Tier 3
£0.00
Tier 4
£0.00
Tier 5
£0.00