People Handling – Risk Assessment

Cost £125+VAT

Run over two days this People Handling Risk Management course is specifically aimed at supervisors and managers providing them with the knowledge and skills to effectively achieve legal compliance

The People Handling Risk Management course provides information and practical solutions for identifying and effectively managing People Handling hazards and risks within a variety of care settings:

  • Domiciliary care
  • Hospice care
  • Supported living
  • Day services establishments
  • Nursing and residential homes
  • Hospitals
  • Special educational schools
  • Recreational services and establishments for the disabled
  • Community transport services

People Handling Risk Management delegates will learn what the legal requirements are regarding people handling risk management, set alongside continuing to provide service users with a ‘Duty of Care’.  People Handling Risk Management delegates will also look at different ways in which people handling risks can be measured and effective risk reduction interventions implemented for the benefit of service users, staff and the organisation.

People are unpredictable and situations change, sometimes on an hourly basis, two major factors which frequently and significantly increase the risks associated with the moving and handling of people.

This People Handling Risk Management Course is run by a highly qualified People Handling practitioner with twenty years experience working in the field of People Handling.  Your course tutor is a registered healthcare professional, a Registered Member of the National Back Exchange and is currently completing an MSc in Manual Handling Management at Loughborough University.

Proven to be a highly effective People Handling Risk Management Course, it focuses on ‘raising the bar’ when it comes to legal compliance and practical, cost effective risk reduction strategies within the workplace; thus avoiding Murphy’s Law!

Delegates attending the People Handling Risk Management Course will look in detail at:

  • The various laws associated with people handling activities
  • Developing legally compliant people handling Policies and procedures for organisations
  • The importance of maintaining the correct people handling documentation
  • Roles and responsibilities of employees within the organisation
  • Effective people handling hazard identification
  • Identifying potential people handling hazards and risks
  • Conducting comprehensive people handling risk assessments using a variety of people handling risk assessment tools
  • Emergency people handling planning strategies
  • Ensuring a balanced approach is adopted between service users rights and the rights of employees when undertaking people handling activities
  • The importance of effective communication
  • Making sure people handling staff are ‘fit for purpose’
  • People handling training standards and strategies
  • The equipment and services available to help reduce the risk associated with people handling activities

Delegates attending the People Handling Risk Management Course will complete a comprehensive People Handling Risk Management plan for their organisation.

All ARC Learning Ltd courses are run in line with the guidance and standards set by National Back Exchange.

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