Moving and Handling

With moving and handling injuries now making up over 33% of workplace accidents, increased compensation payouts from civil actions and estimated 1.9million working days lost per year. It has never been more important to ensure that your moving and handling policies, information and staff training are up to date and effective.

 Is your knowledge up to date? - take our quick quiz to find out! – No prizes- it’s just for fun!


Australian lift

Carrying 3 crates of lager on your head whilst singing ‘Waltzing Matilda’

The elevator in the Sidney Opera house

A once common lifting technique now considered to be unsafe


Someone who can be lifted easily


Load, Individual, Task and Environment

 A risk assessment tool

A low carbohydrate version of the Australian lift

Annulus Fibrosis

The amount of  fibre each person should consume in  a year


A painful skin condition  caused by too much sitting

The outer portion of the intervertebral disc

The Power Position

The location of the socket  used to recharge your hoist battery

The stance used when carrying out a moving and handling task

The person who signs the pay cheques and makes you attend  moving and handling training

Client Independent Movement

One of your residents who keeps wandering off

The result of consuming senna pods

Minimising moving and handling by allowing the person to move themselves

Rocking Shuffle

Moving a client to music



A safe way to assist a client to the front of a chair

                      A safe way to move large stones

Wide base of support

Having access to stress, alcohol and smoking counselling

A chair specially designed for larger clients

The ideal foot position whilst moving a client

Ready, Steady, Slide

A new TV cookery programme on ice

The commands used to co-ordinate a movement when assisting a client

A controversial client moving technique utilising

 washing up liquid and a polythene sheet

Bed Block

A piece of wood used to make a bed higher

Not being able to remember where you have to go to sleep

A tool to facilitate client independent movement

Drag Lift

 Movement of a client carried out by a man wearing women’s clothes

The ability to smoke and operate a hoist simultaneously

Yet another once popular lifting technique that is now  considered unsafe


Thank you for taking part in our quiz- We hope you enjoyed it- On a more serious note if you would like to know more about the training we can deliver on your site or ours - please get in touch

6-12 staff £250 per course, 13-24 staff £400 per course

( Ex vat) price includes all tuition, assessment and certification – no hidden costs!

Flexible- training can be held at your venue or ours, days, evenings or weekends at no extra cost


Effective  ‘Hands on’ practical course covering the most up to date moving and handling techniques and tailored to the needs of your business.


Robust- continual assessment throughout the course- you receive certificates and a detailed training record for each member of staff- showing every technique covered and learning outcome and signed by the staff member and the trainer, providing valuable evidence that helps you to meet your legal obligations, annual updates are available to keep your staff and business safe.


Fane Ltd- Bespoke and Nationally recognised training in First Aid, Food Safety, Health and Safety, Moving and Handling First Aid Training, Food Safety (Hygiene) Paediatric First Aid, Health and Safety, Health and Social Care Courses in Durham, Newcastle,Sunderland,Tyne and Wear and Teesside, Middlesbrough, Stockton and Darlington Hartlepool Peterlee Newton Aycliffe Northumberland, Weardale including Food Safety Awareness Level 1 Food Safety in Catering level2 , Food Safety Level 3  Retail, Manufacturing Catering, HSE Compliant Emergency First Aid at Work,HSE Compliant First Aid at Work, Paediatric First Aid ( Babies and Children), Health and Safety Awareness Level 1 Health and Safety in The Workplace Level 2 Supervisory Health and Safety Level 3


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