Social Care TV’s handling theory explains why safe handling is important and the principles that make safe handling work.
This course is specifically for health and social care providers. Whilst the emphasis is upon people handling situations, the principles are completely appropriate for non-people handling situations too.
Ouch, back pain!
How injury affects different people
The cumulative nature of back pain
Work as trained
Prevention is better than cure
How your back works
Spine, discs, ligaments, muscles etc.
Ergonomics (getting technical!)
Bearing the bulk of a person’s weight
Safe handling principles
Correct handling position