Conduct Manual Tasks Safely
A full course on how to conduct manual handling tasks safely, including:
Recognising manual tasks that may involve risk to self or others
Identifying risk factors that make the manual task hazardous
Determining the nature and extent of the risk
Following organisation procedures for controlling hazardous manual tasks
Preparing workplace layout and environment according to organisation procedures
Organising task and workflow appropriately
Preparing and packaging loads for movement, taking account of specific requirements for different materials and organisation procedures
Selecting and using personal protective equipment appropriate to the task
Ensuring task is within personal capabilities
Use appropriate posture and handling techniques to reduce muscle load on exertion
Selecting, adjusting and using mechanical aids and handling devices according to manufacturer’s instructions
Pacing and scheduling tasks according to procedures
Identifying hazardous manual tasks and reporting to supervisor according to organisation procedures
Following organisation procedures for reporting symptoms of injury or actual injury to self and others
Participating in workplace safety activities and contributing to the improvement of manual tasks
Contributing to risk management
How long will it take?
Approximately 4 hours contact time.
How long is the certificate valid?
This Course has a standard curriculum Australia-wide. It is recognised in all states of Australia and your certificate will be valid for 3 years.
Is this course required in my workplace?
More information on general First Aid requirements in the workplace, including advice on First Aid Training for staff can be found here.
Need this course delivered to your group on site?
If you have a group of 12 or more, Results First Aid can come to your location and deliver this course.
Simply give us a call to get it scheduled!