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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
  • Ergonomics
  • 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 or phone 1300 549 190.

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