Manual Handling Awareness

Online self-paced course | 3-5 hours to complete

Complete at your own pace
Early career course

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 handing 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.

Additional information

This is a non-accredited short course designed to improve the learner's awareness of manual handling practices.


Course Details:

Professional Development
Fully Online
3 months continuous access
GST inclusive
3-5 hours to complete
Start anytime

Course Inclusions:

Certificate of Completion
Activities & self-reflection