Why provide Manual/ People Handling Training in Nursing homes?

  • Nursing home employers have significant impact on the work place productivity due to back pain and injury to employees while handling loads or individual in nursing home setting.

  • Employees must be trained with adequate information on Manual/ People handling training, whom handle loads/people during their daily duties in the work place as they present as risk of injury (By Health and Safety Legislation).

  • Manual / People handling is provided to identify and reduce and level of risk in work place and reduce the risk of injury, which has huge impact on sickness absenteeism.

  • Productivity is maximised with appropriate training to staff as there is minimal risk to staff and individual in the nursing home setting.

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