Safer Moving of People

This is a one day programme that will enable candidates to understand the problems relating to the moving of people and provide them with the knowledge and practical experience to carry out this task without risk to themselves or the service user.


  • To have an appreciation of the number of injuries caused by moving people incorrectly.
  • To be aware of their responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work etc Act 1974.
  • To enable candidates to develop safer moving techniques.

Topics Covered:

  • Facts & Figures.
  • Health & Safety and the Law.
  • Your back and problems that can occur.
  • Looking after your back – posture.
  • Risk assessment in relation to moving and handling.
  • Principles of safer moving and handling.
  • Unsafe techniques.
  • Equipment that can be used in client moving and handling.
  • Techniques for safer people handling.
Interested to know more?

For more information about In-house, Open courses or Consultancy please contact us:

Phone 01474 536 662 Email

What do our clients say about us?

I have found it very difficult to deal with those who have been bereaved but after the training session with Barry today I feel much more able to cope with it in the future. 

Care Worker