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Patient Handling & Manual

Training Courses

Patient Handling & Manual

This course is designed for healthcare workers to safely move and handle patients as required under the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work 2005 and Manual Handling Regulations 1993 and 2007. The course teaches attendees the safe and effective techniques used in the safe moving and handling of people in a variety of settings.


  • Legislation
  • Anatomy / Basics of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Good Back care / Fitness
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Basic Principles of Safer Handling
  • Falling or Fallen Patient
  • Turning Patient in bed
  • Moving Patient up in bed
  • Sitting Patient Forward
  • Moving seated patient up in bed
  • Moving Patient from bed
  • Moving seated patient from bed to chair
  • Assisting patient to walk
  • Transfer patient from bed to trolley


Training - Patient Handling
Things to know about this course

Course Type: Healthcare

Duration: 1 Day

Certification: HeartSafety Solutions People Moving and Handling certificate

Number of Students: 8 Max per 1 Instructor

Recertification: Course must be repeated every 2 years