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Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention (MIP) MMH/SRH Combo & TTT Combo

Course Length:      3.5 Days

Cost:     $125.00 for members / $225.00 for non-members

Refund Policy:     

Refunds can be issued 7 days before the course start date.  Eventbrite fee is non refundable 

Please note that pre-registration and receipt of payment are required prior to participation in any CCSA course.


Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Train-the-Trainer – Safe Resident Handling & Manual Materials Handling is beneficial to those individuals who are responsible for delivering health and safety training programs in your facility.

Course Description

Participants are well prepared to deliver the Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention – Safe Resident Handling & Manual Materials Handling workshops at their workplaces.  There is a focus on facilitation basics including: instructor preparation, introductory comments, how to set up the workshop exercises and key points to introduce.  

Day 1:           

MIP combined safe resident and matial handling helps give care staff the skills needed to reduce the                       risk of musculoskeletal injury (MSI). MSIs are one of the highest categories of injuries in the continuing  care industry.  Day 1 is designed to provide participants with the pre-requistie information and knowledge including best practice techniques to help staff work more effectively, efficiently, and productively while reducign the overall risk of injury. 

Expected Outcome: 

Indentify the early signs and symptoms of musculoskeletal injury (MSI) and explain its potential impacts.
Identify resident handling and material handing related hazards that can lead to injury.
Implement methods to reduce the risk of injury based on hazards. 
Know the basics of and demonstrate the use of good body mechanics in relation to resident and material handling. 

Activities include theoretical instruction and hands on practice. 

Day 2 & 3:     

There will be an opportunity to briefly review the workshop content which includes: your job your                              body, the principles of safe lifting, safe resident handling and safe manual materials handling, but the                        emphasis will be on practical, hands-on facilitation training.

Participants will be asked to present the workshop content throughout the course.  We provide a safe                      learning environment where participants can receive feedback from their peers. This course will provide participants with the knowledge and confidence required to deliver the workshop content to co-workers in their facilities.

Additionally, participants are provided with the tools required to deliver the workshops’ content including online access to the participant’s manuals, the workshops PowerPoint/PowerPoint(s) and participant’s handouts or workbooks, as required, and a copy of the trainer’s manual, lesson plans and additional materials to support facilitation of the workshop.


By providing a combination of class-room instruction, student participation, course work and presentation practice, we are able to provide a complete understanding of the requirements for delivering effective Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention – Safe Resident Handling & Manual Materials Handling training programs. 



Scheduled Courses:

If you do not see the course you are interested in scheduled, please contact the CCSA to request training. 

Edmonton (held at CCSA Office | 110, 6325 Gateway Blvd | EDMONTON, Alberta)

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