logo

ChildForum Early Childhood Education Nationwide Network
Promoting quality, valuing knowledge, advancing thinking and working together for the benefit of children, services and the sector

Follow us on FacebookFollow us on Twitteryoutube

Member Login

Member-only & Researcher article area

 

Resources, Equipment and Prof Support (discounts)

Edusafe - Manual Handling Training and Information for Everyone Working with Children

A note from ChildForum:  We recommend this training to everyone working in the early childhood sector to help to keep themselves safe and to help employers  meet Health and Safety at Work Act legal obligations. ChildForum has not asked for nor receives any commission.

Manual Handling Online Course for Early Childhood Educators

Easily accessible, flexible, professional development opportunity

EdusafeTHINK ABOUT YOUR DAY

The number of times you lifted children:

> On/off change tables

> On/off the floor In/out of cots

> On/off the ground or playground equipment.

It goes without saying that creating an excellent learning environment is always at the forefront of your mind, but it is important to also note that the majority of your day is spent doing manual handling tasks.

The team at Edusafe are experts at teaching people to safely and effectively engage with their work environment to optimise their productivity while ensuring staff are using preventative measures to mitigate health and safety risks.

We help people working in an Early Childhood environment to comply with their legal responsibility, as per the recent Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA).

THE BENEFITS

After working with us, clients report that they have experienced the following benefits:

  • A better understanding of health and safety from all staff
  • A decrease of reported injuries
  • Documented legal compliance with the new 2016 health & safety laws (NZ)
  • Can help to decrease ACC levies
  • Improved team communications
  • Planned work flow resulting in improved efficiency
  • Greatly improved productivity
  • Improved staff health and morale
  • Reduced stress levels throughout teams
  • Teams feeling valued and cared for by the organisation
  • Great induction tool for new teachers

THE TRAINING

EdusafeIn consultation with the Early Childhood sector, Edusafe has developed a cost effective and interactive online manual handling course aimed at developing the capabilities of you and your team.

The online training takes about 1 hour to complete.

At the end of the course, each participant is issued with a certificate, valid for 12 months, which can be used as evidence of professional development.

Cost: $85 + GST. (Special pricing for ChildForum members! Ask ChildForum for your 25% discount code – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Or view this page when you are logged in as a member and the special code will show for you below.

To keep you and your team on track with manual handling, visit www.edusafe.co.nz

Sign your team up for our training programme now!

 


Sorry, this information or article is available only to early childhood service members.  Log in with your ECE service’s username and password to read more and view the full page.


Here’s how our membership plans work;

  • Individual Membership plans can view both Individual member-only articles and our library of Research Journals.
  • Early Childhood Service plans can view ALL member articles: Individual, Research Journals and Early Childhood Service articles. Also, on this membership plan members can access the online discussion form for individual members AND the online ECE service management / business forum.
  • Research Journal subscription plans can view our library of Research Journals and related research articles only

Should you not hold a current membership, or should you wish to apply to upgrade from an individual to an ECE Service membership plan for your ECE service –  you are welcome to apply now.

Free E-Newsletter

Receive the free Early Childhood Alert.

captcha 

We hate spam as much as you, we will not sell your contact details to anyone.

You can unsubscribe at any time.

Read our Privacy Policy here.

Don’t miss out any longer, click the button below to join ChildForum

Most Hot Discussion Topics!

There are many great discussions happening here for both 'Individual' and 'Early Childhood Service' members. Please login to view them!

Login

 

Not a member? See what you’re missing.

Click Here

Join Us!

child-with-binoculars-small

 

Subscribe now for information you can trust, expert advice and research, as well as access to quality resources

We are confident you will be delighted to discover and experience the benefits of membership - so join now and make this message for non-members disappear from your screen. 

Membership Options

Individual
Member

Who is this for?
This plan is for any person who works with children or has an interest in early childcare and early childhood education.

$98.00 12 months from the date of joining
$60.00 6 months student-only

Your own personal username and password.

ECE Service 
Member

Who is this for?
Centres, home-based, hospital-based, playgroups ... licensed or new set-ups.

$198.00 12 months from the date of joining
Does your ECE group have more than 1 service? See our discounted rates

A shared username and password for your team or ECE group.

Library NZ-International Research
in ECE Journal Subscriber

Who is this for?
Universities, Polytechnics and organisations wishing to have access to all past and current NZIRECE published journal and its articles. Hundreds of research articles!

$125.00 annual renewable in November each year

A username and password for your library users linked to your IP address.