Manual Handling

Suited to all employees, this workshop will focus on employee responsibility to managing workplace risk. Read more....

Manual Handling

One Day Course

Invest in your workplace safety - talk to us today about Manual Handling training!

This training can be tailored to your job roles within your organisation.

Suited to all employees, this workshop will focus on employer and employee responsibilities to managing workplace risks.  Guidelines will be provided for risk management and accident prevention in accordance with the requirements of Australian Standards AS4801 and AS4084 and the National Code of Practice.

Course Content

  • Definition of manual handling
  • Manual handling, the cost
  • Education and Training
  • Understanding why manual handling is a problem
  • Explanation of some of the body's anatomy and how this can relate to injury
  • Causes and risks of injury
  • Workplace obligations: employers and employees responsibilities
  • Proventing manual handling injuries
  • Statistics
  • Safe manual handling principles and techniques
  • Risk identification, assessment and control
  • Practical manual handling techniques

Course Times: 9.30am > 4.30am