Onsite Employee Training Programmes

Physiotherapy Matters have significant experience in delivering bespoke, high quality, comprehensive occupational health training programmes to suit your business needs. The training programmes are interactive and regularly reviewed to ensure maximal learning, and all programmes are designed with legislation in mind to ensure business compliance with health and safety law.  Some of our most popular courses are….

Manual Handling Training

The Manual Handling Training we provide lasts approximately 3-3.5hours and includes:

  • Costs of poor manual handling to individuals and industry
  • Health and safety law including the legal obligations of employees
  • Information on how to manage acute injuries-how to self manage and when to seek help
  • Personal and work-related risk factors and how to modify them to reduce risk of injury
  • The importance of general fitness including example exercises
  • Hazard Spotting
  • Risk assessment and management with problem solving
  • Reporting
  • Key principles of manual handling

DSE User Training

This session is aimed at employees who spend a lot of time working at a computer. The training lasts 2-2.5 hours and includes:

  • Costs of inappropriate DSE use to individuals and industry
  • Health and safety law including the legal obligations of employees
  • Information on how to manage acute injuries-how to self manage and when to seek help
  • Personal and work-related risk factors and how to modify them to reduce risk of injury
  • The importance of general fitness including example exercises
  • Hazard Spotting
  • Workstation ergonomics and posture
  • Reporting
  • Tips for working from home – optional.

DSE Assessor Training courses

Our DSE Assessor Training courses teach nominated employees from a business how to carry out safe, effective DSE Workstation Assessments. The training are usually split into 2 sessions, each half a day in length to allow adequate time between sessions to put into practice learning from session 1. The training includes

  • Costs of inappropriate DSE use to individuals and industry
  • Stages of injury prevention in the work place.
  • Work-relevant health issues and Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Relevant Legislation
  • Additional Sources of information
  • Personal and work-related risk factors that can be addressed with modification or advice
  • Ergonomics
  • DSE assessment process
  • Problem solving and ergonomic solutions
  • Complications (eg home working/laptops/multi screens)
  • Report writing

Management of Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace

This session is aimed at managers/supervisors, HR and health and safety team members.  The training programme lasts approximately 3 hours and includes:

  • Costs of musculoskeletal disorders to industry
  • Relevant legislation
  • Anatomy and pathology of common work-related musculoskeletal disorders
  • Pain science
  • Acute injury management
  • Personal and work-related risk factors to developing musculoskeletal pain and optimal management of these
  • Workstation Ergonomics
  • Key principles of manual handling

 

All of our comprehensive occupational health training programmes…

  • are ran by an experienced specialist occupational health physiotherapist who is a member of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Occupational Health and Ergonomics (ACPOHE).
  • can be general or bespoke to consider the unique needs of your workforce.
  • can be provided as shorter ‘refresher’ options.
  • can be provided within an onsite occupational health physiotherapy clinic at no extra charge.
  • provide an interactive learning experience with additional resources provided to all attendees.

Following the completion of any of our training courses, a certificate of attendance can be provided to both the attendee and their HR representative.

If training is required for a individuals rather than a group, why not check out our Offsite Employee Training Programmes for upcoming availability.

Alternatively, we can also provide shorter educational wellbeing workshops if this is more appropriate to your business.

If you would like to discuss how occupational health training could benefit your business and workforce, call us on 0333 2200 238 or email us at info@physiotherapymatters.co.uk.

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