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Unit B23 Aerodrome Studios, 2-8 Airfield Way, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 3TH - Telephone: 01425 273297

Moving & Assisting People – Emergency Procedures

Course  Aims

The aim of this course is to give learners the essential knowledge and skills required to rescue people in an emergency that have to be moved.

This course is suitable for experienced health and social care workers and healthcare professionals who may be involved in rescuing a person including from confined spaces.  The course is designed to enhance existing manual handling skills and teaches rescue techniques using existing and improvised equipment.

Learners are to undertake practical assessment.

Course  Content

On successful completion of this course the learner will be qualified to:

  • Operate within the legal boundaries with regard to moving and assisting people.
  • Complete an effective risk assessment.
  • Use a hoist and other handling equipment to carry out a rescue.
  • Recognise safe and unsafe techniques.
  • To carry out post rescue procedures.

Course  Duration

½ Day (3 Hours)

Number  of  Delegates

Maximum 8


Price as per current Price List