Manual Handling | WorkSafe Connect | Brisbane | Townsville | Onsite

Manual Handling

$195.00 (5 Hours)
$195.00 (5 Hours)

About this course

Manual Handling


Conduct manual tasks safely (manual handling)

Our 5-hour course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to carry out their work in a safe manner.

WorkSafe Connect has been delivering workplace health and safety related Manual Handling programs for over 15 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of Manual Handling.  The program is made up of the following nationally accredited unit of competency:

  • HLTWHS005 – Conduct manual tasks safely

We note we also deliver a 3-hour non-accredited version. Please contact WorkSafe Connect for further information.

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Reviews and testimonials

Interesting delivery of a usually not too exciting topic :) Very informative and was actually interesting.
Callie D, Townsville

Trainer made this course engaging, fun, informative and exceeded anything I expected from this course.
John P, Townsville

Trainer was great - very approachable & made the course interesting.
Jane M, Brisbane

Very good structure and delivery of Manual Handling training. Good relevant discussions and examples of relatable examples including practices and/or incidents.
George D, Townsville

Course Details

WorkSafe Connect’s Manual Handling course teaches participants how to lift and move materials manually and/or use basic manual handling equipment in a safe manner.

The training takes participants through both the theory of why we need to follow safe manual handling techniques and the application of demonstrating and practising safe lifting techniques.

Key areas covered during the course include:

  • Legislative requirements and best practice approaches to WHS
  • Potential hazards in the workplace and the risks/potential risks of certain behaviours, layouts/features
  • Reporting mechanisms required for workplace injury and compensation claims
  • Rights and obligations of employees and employers regarding WHS
  • Significant hazards in the workplace both indoors and outdoors
  • Work safely using safe manual handling techniques and equipment
  • Comply with the organisation's WHS policies and procedures
  • Identify manual tasks involving risk

Implement strategies designed to improve manual handling processes within the workplace

Training will be conducted by one of our experienced trainer assessors who have industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.

Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.

WorkSafe Connect is able to offer this course:

  • Face to Face – Public Courses (Brisbane and Townsville)
  • Face to Face – Onsite (at your site / workplace)

If you would like to discuss delivery options in more detail, then please get in contact with us.

To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.

All assessments are completed during the course – no assessment activities need to be completed prior to or post the training course.

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competency:

  • HLTWHS005 – Conduct manual tasks safely

If you have any questions then please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.