People Moving & Handling Courses

Usafety are a leading authority on People Moving and Handling techniques and strategies for injury prevention. Throughout Ireland, Usafety trained Instructors, deliver our programmes and communicate our ethos to their organisations. Programmes reflect "evidence based practice" as defined by The Royal College of Nursing and other leading authorities world wide. Usafety have been the preferred Moving and Handling Instructor trainers for the HSE for over 15 years. We also train Instructors from the nurse education colleges such as NUIG, UCC, Dundalk IT, GMIT and others. Also amongst our clients are many disability organisations, private hospitals and nursing homes. We deliver training programmes at operative level to hospitals, nursing homes and community based healthcare staff. We also offer a consultancy service on Moving and Handling of clients.

Instructor Programmes

QQI Level 6 Certificate in People Moving & Handling Instruction

A QQI Level 6 Course for individuals who wish to provide patient/people handling training within their workplace

Moving & Handling Instructor Refresher Program

Suitable for individuals who previously completed instructor training and would like the opportunity to update their skillset 

Hoist Trainers course

Instructors who wish to deliver Hoist training as part of their in-house training should attend this programme

Moving and Handling of the PLUS Sized Client

Instructors who wish to deliver Hoist training as part of their in-house training should attend this programme

Operative Programmes

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Moving & Handling operative  Training (General)

Moving and Handling of the PLUS Sized Client

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Moving and Handling in the community

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Moving and Handling in the Dental Care

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Moving and Handling in Pediatric Care

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Moving and Handling Bespoke programmes

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