Manual tasks (or manual handling) are activities involving the use of muscular force (or effort) to lift, move, push, pull, carry, hold or restrain any object, including a person or animal. Manual tasks are also those that involve repetitive actions, sustained work postures and exposure to vibrations.
This professional development (non-accredited) short course allows you and your staff to refresh your understanding of manual handling practices.
What You'll Learn
- Manual tasks
- Manual tasks and the law
- Identifying manual task hazards and controlling risks
- Safe lifting and moving
This Course is Ideal For
Anyone who may be required to perform basic manual handling tasks in a workplace setting.
This professional development course can also be delivered face-to-face or online for groups of staff as an interactive presentation or half-day workshop. For more information about this course or other workshop topics, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 1300 549 190.