Moving a Person Off the Floor

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This course might be just what you’re looking for to train your employees on critical risks in your workplace.

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This toolbox session discusses 3 common high-risk methods to move a person off the floor, for example, if they have fallen, to illustrate the risk of musculoskeletal injuries.

The course then trains one safe method carers can use when the person can assist with the move and two methods when they are unable to help get them up off the floor.

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this course, learners will:

  1. Learn about 3 high-risk methods that are commonly used to help a person off the floor, for example, if they have fallen.
  2. Learn about a safe method using a chair to help a person off the floor when they can assist.
  3. Learn how to use aids to assist such as an electric hoist on its own or together with a stretcher frame to help a person up off the floor.

Course length: 6 mins (5-minute animated and subtitled video + 3 Q&A short answer assessment)

  • Certificate of completion
  • In-depth Reporting
  • Facilitator’s Guide including video transcript and Assessment Q&A’s
  • Optional pass rate

Available in English (Australian).

This course is suitable for use in Australia, the UK, Europe, the US, and all countries that adhere to OSHA and HSE requirements.

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