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People Moving & Handling Training

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We are a leading UK provider of specialist people moving & handling training courses, suitable for carers and health & social care.

People Moving and Handling is a complex area that requires a specialist approach and clinical expertise in order to be truly effective.

We provide People Moving and Handling training and consultancy to a wide variety of organisations including hospitals, therapy centres, residential, day centres, local authorities, home care, and school facilities.

OFI are our go-to provider for moving and handling training. Their instructors provide excellent, practical advice that our staff can put into practice in the real world.

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Who is People Moving and Handling training for?

Employers have a legal obligation to protect the health and safety of their workforce.

This obligation requires an employer to provide their employees with suitable training in relation to the tasks that they are required to undertake, whether this involves handling people or objects.

Why is Moving and Handling training important?

Manual Handling injuries can have serious implications for both an employer and the person who has been injured.

Employers may have to bear substantial costs, through lost production, sickness absence, overtime & retraining to cover for the absent person, and potentially compensation payments. The injured person may find that their ability to do their job is affected and there may be an impact on their lifestyle, leisure activities, ability to sleep and future job prospects.

Suitable Moving and Handling training is likely to reduce the likelihood of manual handling injuries occurring, reduce the frequency that they occur, and reduce their severity.

The different areas of People Moving & Handling training we provide...

People Moving & Handling for your Employees

People Moving & Handling training for employees delivered at your own site, at one of our public venues, or online.

Moving & Handling for Instructors

People Moving & Handling training for new and established instructors delivered at your own site, at one of our public venues, or online. Training is provided by one of our expert moving and handling trainers.

Moving & Handling Risk Assessment

Whether you want an OFI Trainer to conduct a Risk Assessment at your site, or train your own in-house Risk Assessors, our expert People Moving & Handling instructors can help.

Let OFI help you to prevent injury and protect performance!