Paediatric Moving and Handling Assessor Training Refresher

Paediatric Moving and Handling Assessor Training Refresher

Suitable for - the designated person in a special school or ARP who has been given the responsibility to assess the loads when moving and handling pupils with mobility problems and has already completed the 2 day course.

Refresher training required? – yes, annually

This course will enable trainees to understand the importance of an ergonomic approach to assessing manual handling operations. It will teach an appreciation of the factors associated with back pain risks, and sufficient anatomy and biomechanics to facilitate understanding the mechanics of back injury.

It will teach the legal implications of the Health & Safety at Work Act and the Manual Handling Operations Regulations, and load guidance and factors affecting these.

Demonstration of current acceptable techniques will inform delegates’ decision making. Guidance and practice will be given in forms of assessment. 

Duration - 1 Day

Please contact Herts Handling 01582 730 701


Contact us confirming: 

  • full name
  • school or service you are from
  • title and dates of course you wish to attend
  • email and telephone contact details for confirmation

Please let us know of any special dietary requirements.

01296 674412

There will be no charge if you cancel a place more than 21 days before the course date

There will be no charge if you cannot attend but a colleague can take your place but please notify the Learning & Development Team of the change.

You will be charged in full if you cancel with less than 21 days notice (irrespective of whether you transfer to another date)

Health & Safety Advisers are available to deliver a variety of in-house training courses on request, which can be delivered as part of an INSET day or as a twilight session.

Cancellation Policy

As above
Cancellations can be made up to 21 days prior to the course date with no charge – after that period the full charge of the course will be payable.

(There will be no charge for a change of date (7 days notice), with a reasonable reason, eg.Ofsted visit)

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