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Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory) Course


Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)
Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)

Provides learners with useful information on how to take the relevant precautions against back injury


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Course Description

This online course was developed by the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies. It is intended for front-line staff working in services for people with disabilities. The online course covers all the essential theory aspects of manual handling instruction. It provides staff with an overview of the relevant Irish Health and Safety Legislation. Understanding how the back works and precautions to take both at home and at work that will prevent injury are covered. The course includes the principles of safe lifting. It is intended as a refresher training course for staff who have previously completed a one day Manual Handling course. This online course covers the theory section, and separately a practical skills training session led by a qualified manual handling instructor (and lasting between 2-4 hours) should be completed within 2 weeks of completion of the course.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

Having completed this course learners will be familiar with techniques for effective manual handling and back care.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 79 votes
Course Title: Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)
Course #: 507
Course Publisher: National Federation of Voluntary Bodies
Course Category: 3
Content Origin:
Course Description: This online course was developed by the National Federation of Voluntary Bodies. It is intended for front-line staff working in services for people with disabilities. The online course covers all the essential theory aspects of manual handling instruction. It provides staff with an overview of the relevant Irish Health and Safety Legislation. Understanding how the back works and precautions to take both at home and at work that will prevent injury are covered. The course includes the principles of safe lifting. It is intended as a refresher training course for staff who have previously completed a one day Manual Handling course. This online course covers the theory section, and separately a practical skills training session led by a qualified manual handling instructor (and lasting between 2-4 hours) should be completed within 2 weeks of completion of the course.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 11 September 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
Video/Audio: Low
Audio Only: High
Animation: None
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Lower High/ Secondary School
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • MICHAEL DILLE
    MICHAEL DILLE United States of America I believe back care is very important 2016-02-04 16:02:26
  • Oluwole Sonubi
    Oluwole Sonubi Nigeria I have found the back care and manual lifting safety course very informative and reassuring, alot of people take back care lightly and for granted, this course has opened me and my staff to better work and manual lifting standards 2016-01-24 18:01:18
  • Sujeewa Weerasinghe
    Sujeewa Weerasinghe Sri Lanka To help people work within their capability and reduce the risk of injury 2015-11-11 11:11:07
  • Sujeewa Weerasinghe
    Sujeewa Weerasinghe Sri Lanka This is very useful course for all 2015-11-11 11:11:47
  • marwa Hashim
    marwa Hashim Sudan Good. 2015-10-14 08:10:50
  • Mary Arnold
    Mary Arnold United Kingdom An excellent course on back care so many people in the word suffer from back problems there are not enough help or information to help people so they can help themselves, this course was so helpful that I can teach people at work the correct way for there poisture. thanks 2015-10-04 17:10:04
  • Alexander Banson-Idun
    Alexander Banson-Idun United Kingdom Very thought provoking course. I enjoyed going through the refresher knowledge. 2015-09-22 19:09:11
  • Francis Ogoke
    Francis Ogoke United Kingdom This course is really helpful. 2015-09-10 01:09:02
  • Francklin Akateh
    Francklin Akateh Australia Walking is often an excellent exercise for back care pain since it is gentle on the back and helps oxygenate the soft tissues in the back to stimulate a healing response. Manual handing means any activity requiring the use of force exerted by a person to lift, lower, push, pull, carry or otherwise move, hold or restrain a person, animal or thing 2015-08-31 04:08:21
  • Ved Prakash Chahar
    Ved Prakash Chahar Australia Back care is our future 2015-08-28 13:08:45
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