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Moving & Handling - Working with Children

Midlothian Early Learning & ChildcareTeam

Moving & Handling - Working with Children

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Monday 7 Oct 2019, 9.30 - 4.00
Strathesk Primary School
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Monday 20 January 2020, 9.30 -4.00
Loanhead Primary School
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Course Content:

  • Causes and effects of musculo-skeletal disorders
  • Legislation and how it applies to manual handling at work
  • Ergonomics and risk assessment
  • Principles of safer manual handling
  • Potential impact of poor manual handling practice
  • Identifying high risk activities / manoeuvres

Expected Outcomes:

Instruction and training for safe moving and handling of children and activities related to working with children and young people.

  • Staged lifting of small child to and from floor
  • Small child assisted transfer from one surface to another e.g. chair, toilet, bed
  • Manual lifting and carrying of a small child from one surface to another e.g. chair & bed
  • Assisting small child to stand up or sit down
  • Assisting a small child to walk
  • Where participants move and handle babies, demonstrate appropriate principles of manual handling, when lifting and carrying a baby from one surface to another e.g. floor, cot, pram
  • Where equipment is used demonstrate safe use including pre-use checks
  • Activities of daily living with small children e.g. assisting with nutritional support, dressing or changing nappies
  • Moving and handling play equipment or small furniture
  • Emergency situations

During the training session participants will be given the opportunity to practice all relevant manoeuvres outlined above, or identify alternative tasks relevant to their area of work.

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Training courses in the Midlothian Early Learning and Childcare Profesional Development Directory are for practitioners based or working in early years and childcare settings in Midlothian.

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