Practice Walking

Moving & Handling (Safe People Moving)

Half Day (4 Hours)

The aim of this course is to understand the theory and practice of safe moving and handling for both loads and people.

This course consists of approximately 2.5 hours theory followed by 1.5 hours practical.


•To identify relevant legislation and guidelines relating to safe moving and handling

•To apply the core principles and practice of safe moving and handling to both object handling and to the moving and handling of individuals

•To consider the risk assessment of manual handling tasks and develop an awareness of the legislative requirement for assessments, including the identification of hazards within this process

•To identify measures to reduce the risks of injury to all workers and to understand the importance of ergonomic solutions