Paediatric Handling Training


This one day course has an emphasis on providing staff with practical skills in paediatric handling. This programme combines a full theoretical overview with a practical session to allow delegates to gain a good knowledge base and sound practical techniques that can be used within the work environment.

Class Size

There is a maximum of 8 places on this course and a minimum of 3


  • To give delegates a good understanding of the requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations within the work place.
  • To assist employees to apply good Manual Handling techniques within the workplace and in everyday life.


  • Introduction
  • Group Introduction
  • Definition of Manual Handling
  • Legislation
  • Nursing, School and Physiotherapists’ responsibilities
  • Spinal Structure and Function
  • Ergonomics and Risk assessment
  • Falls
  • Safe Moving and Handling
  • Hoisting
  • Practical session- This will be based on problem solving specific paediatrics issues

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course the delegates will:

  • Have knowledge about Manual Handling legislation
  • Have an awareness of the structure of the back and back care
  • Be confident in carrying out Manual Handling risk assessments
  • Be aware of specific considerations when moving and handling within paediatric settings
  • Have participated in Manual Handling practical techniques which may be useful within the workplace

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  • Who we are

    The Company initially specialised in providing Health and Safety Consultancy and Occupational Health Services to the medical and healthcare sector. We have extended these services to include Ergonomics and Manual Handling Training and consultancy which are also available to the social care and health sector, commercial organisations, non medical educational institutions and small businesses.