Moving and Handling of People Training

Our Moving and Handling of People Training gives delegates a clear understanding of correct moving and handling concepts, equipment usage, risk assessment, body mechanics and safe procedures.

It looks at how to safely lift and handle people and inanimate objects to reduce workplace injury.

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Explanation of What Moving and Handling is,
  • Relevant Legislation (Health and Safety at Work Act, Care Act, MHOR, MHSAW, LOLER, PUWER),
  • Company Policy,
  • Injuries and Their Impacts,
  • How to Prevent Injury,
  • Risk Assessments,
  • Basic Anatomy,
  • Ergonomics and Movements,
  • Safe Manual Handling Principles and Correct Handling Position,
  • Appropriate Handling Techniques in The Working Environment,
  • Practical Opportunity

Safety training does not supply lifting equipment; all lifting equipment must be the customer’s own.

We can tailor the delivery to the customer’s day-to-day activities.

Moving and Handling of People Learning Outcomes

On completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate competence and confidence surrounding people handling.

We will ensure that delegates understand the importance of maintaining infection control standards throughout their tasks and promote their privacy, dignity, and respect for the service user.

A young lady assists an elderly man as he exits a car, She had to complete her Moving and Handling of People Training before she could provide support this elderly gentleman.


Course Assessment & Certification

The assessment is completed with practical simulated evaluations. Upon completing the training, learners will be issued a certificate of attendance.


We price our courses to compete with any equivalent training quote. Please note geographic restrictions may apply.

Important Information
  • The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.


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