Hoisting seminar available to trade professionals at Kidz Middle


Trade professionals visiting Kidz to Adulz Middle later this month will be offered a seminar delivered by Etac R82 designed to educate on paediatric hoisting equipment and techniques.

There are multiple scenarios where hoisting children can be challenging and the seminar will explore a selection of possibilities which can help improve the hoisting experience.

The hoisting seminar at Kidz Middle will provide a brief overview of moving and handling of children however further in-depth sessions are available on request.

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Colin Williams, from Etac, will demonstrate how support, comfort and safety can be maximised by using appropriate sized or shaped sling bars.

The learning outcomes will be: how to select the right equipment for a hoisting activity; appreciation of how the right selection will maximise comfort, support and safety; and awareness of how different options will increase success in more challenging hoisting situations.

Williams has worked in the healthcare industry for almost 25 years with a speciality in moving and handling people.

Kidz to Adultz Middle is one of a series of regional exhibitions that showcases the latest products and services that assist disabled children, young adults and their families.

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