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Paediatric Moving and Handling Foundation Course 

Paediatric Manual Handling Foundation Course


Paediatric Moving and Handling Foundation Course


Llanelli, Carmarthenshire


04,11,18 September 2015

06,13,30 November 2015

15, 25, 29 January 2016

10,17, 24 June 2016



£95 per person


09.15a.m. –16.30p.m.


3 day

Course Tutor:

Carmarthenshire County Council

Who is it aimed at?

Staff who undertake moving and handling activities with children 

What are the key objectives?

·        Raise awareness of the legal and moral requirement to undertake moving and handling activities safely

·        Understand the link between body mechanics and the typical injuries associated with manual handling

·        Understand the link between poor manual handling techniques and an increased risk of injury and ill health for staff and children

·        Understand and practice the key principles and techniques of safer moving and handling

·        Develop the skills and knowledge required to undertake the safer moving and handling of service users

·        Practice the skills required to use manual handling equipment safely and effectively

How will it make a difference?

Using the skills and knowledge gained staff will be able to:-


·        Undertake the safe moving and handling of children and use manual handling equipment safely

·        Use manual handling techniques that will reduce manual handling related injuries and ill health

·        Help to meet compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements regardining the management of  manual handling  activities

All candidates will receive a completed All Wales Manual Handling Passport Training Record 

If you require any further information please contact Eddie Cummings – 01267 246180 or


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