This course is aimed at workers who will manually push, pull, carry, lift or restrain heavy objects. It is also aimed at site supervisor’s, who are required by legislation to identify, assess and control workplace hazards such as risk of injury caused by manual handling.
The Manual Handling Course takes approximately three (3) hours and is intended for individuals who manually handle heavy objects at work.
This course satisfies State OHS Act and Regulation duty of care requirements and State WorkCover Authority Audits. The course contains information on basic principles of safe manual handling techniques and movements of loads when shifting materials on a day to day basis.
It will offer course participants an understanding of OHS, muscle function and risk reduction and control measures.
Participants should be able to speak and understand English as all the course material, training notes and assessments are done in English.
There is no mandatory licence associated with this course. However, training your workforce on your safety systems and procedures is a legal requirement, including suitable training about hazardous manual tasks.
The course duration is approximately three (3) hours and includes a written assessment as well as a practical demonstration of correct lifting techniques.
On successful completion of this program, participants will receive the nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for:
TLID0020 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods