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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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Back Care and Manual Handling (Theory) Course
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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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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 73 reviews
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 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
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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  • Alison Pogson
    Alison Pogson United Kingdom Very useful. 2015-07-14 13:07:18
  • Stephanie Montoya
    Stephanie Montoya United States of America Back care is very important, if you don't know how to take care of yourself and you do something wrong you can hurt yourself. So knowing how to take care of yourself will definitely help you from any problems in the future. 2015-07-08 18:07:39
  • EMILY TAYLOR
    EMILY TAYLOR United States of America I really do not like this one. I have taken the quiz several times, and I answer right and it still says I did not pass. My question is to find out what I will have to do to pass this class. 2015-06-25 19:06:17
  • Charl Golden
    Charl Golden South Africa VERY GOOD COURDE 2014-07-26 17:07:53
  • Mackenzie Akorilem
    Mackenzie Akorilem Kenya quite good for occupational health safety in industries 2014-03-29 12:03:11
  • Charles Madu
    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
  • Banda Christopher
    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
  • Sivapriya Ambika
    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
  • Teresa Carkill
    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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