Manual Handling Awareness
Online self-paced course | 3-5 hours to complete
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
- 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 is a non-accredited short course designed to improve the learner's awareness of manual handling practices.