Moving and handling

Dear colleagues, welcome to the Moving and Handling e-learning course.

This course will give you some helpful information and recommendations which I am sure you will able to utilise in your workplace.

The aim of the course is

  • to improve your moving and handling techniques
  • to learn how to prevent occurrences of manual handling related injuries
  • to show you how to reduce the physical load and reduce the risk of musculoskeletal disorders

This course will highlight information about

  • the potencial risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) in the workplace
  • using a simple problem solving approach to reduce those risks
  • the application of National and European legislation

You will be able to recognise poor and unsafe manual handling techniques and will encourage you to find out more about how to take care of your patients whilst having regard to your own safety.

Come with us to the world of easier health care.