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Manual Handling

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  • Price$195.00
  • Duration5 Hours
  • Competency

    HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely

  • Locations

    Video-Led Training

Course Overview

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

The 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.

WorkSafe Connect offers this course for employer groups only - at your site or at our facility.

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Performance Criteria

  • Identify manual tasks involving risk
  • Prepare for manual tasks
  • Complete manual tasks
  • Contribute to safe work practices

Course Outline

  • Legislative requirements and best practice approaches to WHS
  • Location and use of safety equipment such as fire extinguishers and emergency units and alarms
  • 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
  • Workplace procedures that apply to fire, accidents and emergency situations
  • Work safely using safe manual handling techniques and equipment
  • Comply with the organisation's WHS policies and procedures
  • Implement strategies designed to improve manual handling processes within the workplace



327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


Gate 1, Building 4 – Entry 5
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Course ID: 579 - Manual Handling