Nationally Recognised Manual Handling Training delivered at your workplace
Manual handling tasks are responsible for over 35% of compensationable injuries within Australian workplaces.
This Nationally Recognised training equips participants with skills and knowledge to shift loads using manual handling methods, including planning, risk assessment and relocating the load according to the plan. It includes compliance with safety legislation and principles of safe lifting. It also covers moving loads as part of day-to-day work, performed under some supervision, generally within a team environment. .
Who should attend this training?
This course is designed for people who carry out manual handling in their day-to-day work, and is relevant to all industries and workplaces.
1. Risk assessment
– Legislation, standards and code of practice
– Consequences of poor manual handling
– Risk management process
– Risk factors and common control measures
– Type and characteristics of loads, clearance, routes and storage
– Developing a relocation plan and process
– Using the Code of Practice and workplace procedures
3. Relocating loads
– Safe manual handling principles
– Actions and movements
– Team lifting
– Review and checking for compliance
How is course content covered?
This practical hands on course is undertaken face-to-face in the classroom. Due to the interactive nature of this manual handling course, the maximum class size is 12 participants.
Where is Manual Handling Training delivered?
Our manual handling training is delivered onsite for corporate groups anywhere in Sydney NSW. Our trainers can also travel to Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra, as well as country areas.
There are no pre-requisites or co-requisites for this course. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) is available. Please contact us for more information.
What our clients say:
“The training went really well and was enjoyable. It gave participants scope in understanding to be more aware. David was a delight and entertaining”.
D.Boscolo, Vicinity Centres
“Trainer was engaging, professional, interesting and knowledgable”.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
How to make a booking
To book on-site Manual Handling Training you can contact us on 02 9501 1516 or email [email protected]