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Manual Handling Refresher – MH02

Our manual handling refresher course is aimed at support staff whose main role is the handling of clients in any setting. Delegates must have previously undertaken manual handling training to attend this course.

“I will now think of ways and alternatives to get around things – use equipment properly and question unsuitable equipment.  Learning techniques to assist someone to stand was most helpful.”

Liz Harston
Yatton Junior School

Why do our customers choose us?

Acorn Health and Safety Manual Handling Training and ConsultancyMusculoskeletal injury continues to account for significant sickness absence amongst the UK workforce. Our manual handling training team is led by Sarah, a registered nurse and advanced moving and handling practitioner.

Acorn Health and Safety regularly run update courses for agencies, NHS Trust’s, Community Interest Companies providing NHS Services, Local Authorities and domiciliary care providers.

Our courses are delivered by knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainers all of whom hold adult teaching qualifications supported by a professional qualification and considerable, hands on practical experience both, this is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.

Teaching 18,000 delegates a year Acorn Health & Safety offer training to individuals, groups and entire staff teams we are committed to providing excellent training delivered in a relaxed, yet informative style.

How do we approach manual handling?

Our course programme employs a variety of teaching techniques to meet the needs of individual delegates and includes the following:

  • Predisposing factors of musculoskeletal injuries
  • Postural awareness and static loading
  • Spinal awareness
  • Principles of safer handling
  • Legislation
  • Risk assessment
  • Unsafe practices
  • Practical client handling techniques
  • Hoist training
  • Team handling

Owing to the practical nature of this course a basic level of general fitness is required.  Delegates must be physically able to carry out the procedures detailed in the course outline. Should you have any questions relating to the accessibility of this course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

This course is of 3 hours (half day) duration

What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts. On successful completion of this course delegates will receive a printed courses certificate

Post course our team of trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘Manual Handling Refresher’ course is just one of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aid, fire safety, food safety, manual handling, healthcare training and health and safety.

We can provide a wide variety of accredited or tailor-made courses, these can be ‘in-house’ or ‘open’ programmes.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals, organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.

For other courses, relevant to your industry or sector please see our industry information page, alternatively we have found that delegates attending this course also attend:

Not every course can be 'off the shelf'.

Our tailored health and safety training is aimed at meeting the needs of customers who have specific subjects to be covered within their health and safety staff training.

Find out more

Call our team on 0117 958 2070 or if it’s out of hours or you prefer e-mail – info@acornsafety.co.uk

Open Course Diary

Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.

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