Trainer Stress

Having been a nurse for many, many years, I have met people from all walks of life and during this time I have had to deal with all sorts of problems. Although this has helped me with my job as a Senior Moving and Handling Consultant I still have what I call my bugbears. These […]

Are you sitting comfortably then I’ll begin?

  Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 apply to workers who use DSE daily for an hour or more at a time. These are known as DSE users. With more of us using digital technology during our working day, such as PC’S, smartphones, laptops etc, employers must take steps to protect their staff […]

She’s not heavy she could have been your mother!

When I started my nurse training back in 1981, manually moving patients was a normal part of my working day. We used techniques such as The Australian Lift, Top and Tail Lift and the Drag lift. These techniques are now known as Controversial Techniques and should not be used. When Moving and Handling equipment began […]

What are your thoughts about Moving and Handling Training?

At Salveo Safety we run a variety of Moving and Handling Courses ranging from Moving and Handling of Loads, Moving and Handling of People, Moving and Handling for Therapists to name but a few.  We are also able to run Bespoke Courses to suit our Clients individual needs. (All courses can be seen on our […]

Unsafe? Surely Not! But it really is!

Activities that involve lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, and other related manoeuvres are an inevitable part of our daily lives; whether it be at work or even at home.  Mechanical aids can be used to replace our human effort but we find that sometimes we may still need to use our own strength. However, if not […]

5 Questions You Must Ask Before Outsourcing Training

If you are an employer, training and development practitioner or a manager, you would be curious to know if the following statements are true or false. Now, I want you to write T (True) or F (False) beside each of the following statements:   The greatest asset in your organisation is your workforce A huge […]