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Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)


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 esential 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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Back care and manual handling theory

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 68 reviews
Course Title: Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)
Course #: 507
Course Publisher: National Federation of Voluntary Bodies
Course Category: 3
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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 esential 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
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Course Duration (Avg Learner): 2-3 Hours
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    Charl Golden South Africa VERY GOOD COURDE 2014-07-26 17:07:53
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    Mackenzie Akorilem Kenya quite good for occupational health safety in industries 2014-03-29 12:03:11
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    Charles Madu United Kingdom Back care is a every important fact in our society as in knowing that most workers in the united kingdom has been absent from work because of back pain which if not taken care of can lead to disability. Manual handling is a every vital issue which should be address with all seriousness by educating people more about manual handling of things and letting them know the risk of manual headling 2014-03-27 18:03:29
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    Banda Christopher Brazil 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 esential 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. 2014-03-26 16:03:06
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    Sivapriya Ambika India Back Care and Manual Handling course is an inevitable part of theory for nursing staff, who handle disabled patients. Proper use of Manual Handling Techniques is essential for safety of nursing staff as well as patients 2014-03-26 15:03:25
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    Teresa Carkill Ireland Course Module: Back care and manual handling theory
    Course Topic: Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory)-2
    Comment: Computers are very hard to use. 2012-10-15 13:10:49
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