People-Patient Handling Training Course


On completion of this Patient Handling course participants will be able to:

  • Recognize a load which is too heavy or awkward
  • Understand the limitations of the spine and muscular system
  • Conduct a patient handling risk assessment
  • Lift and handle patients safely.

Patient Handling Training Course Content

  • Dangers of careless and unskilled methods
  • Legislation
  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment
  • Principles of levers and laws of motion
  • Anatomy of the spine and muscular system
  • How the body is harmed through incorrect patient handling techniques
  • Importance of physical fitness
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Normal patient movement
  • Patient handling aids & techniques


Each participant will receive a certificate of completion issued by FPPI , which is valid for 2 years.

The course is aimed at employees whose work involves the movement or assisting the movements of patients with injury or decreased.

 This course can be provided over health and safety training via zoom dublin ireland


Completion of a Manual Handling Training.

Maximum number of learners : 12
Course duration : 4 Hrs

All our course tutors are FETAC Approved

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