Manual Handling in the Workplace
Online Training

Overview

manual-handling-in-the-workplaceManual Handling, also known as manual tasks, is any activity requiring effort to lift, move, push, pull, carry, hold or restrain any object, including a person or animal.

Poor manual handling practice is one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace and the injuries can be disabling and costly.

AVELING's Manual Handling course will teach you how to safely identify, plan and perform manual handling tasks to maintain an injury-free workplace.

Please note this introductory course covers generic manual handling principles. Most participants should undertake one of the following workplace-specific courses:

Intended for

Anyone who may need to lift, move, push, pull, carry, hold or restrain objects in their workplace, home or vehicle.

Key benefits of AVELING's Online Manual Handling course:

  • FREE of charge
    AVELING is a safety and leadership training provider who shows their commitment to a safer community by offering this course free of charge.
  • Do it anytime
    The training course is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The course can be completed anywhere using a standard computer and Internet.

Topics Covered

  • What is manual handling?
  • The risks and consequences of manual handling
  • Legal requirements and responsibilities
  • Assessing manual handling tasks and managing risk
  • Using mechanical aids
  • Proper lifting technique
  • Manual handling scenario

Certification

A Certificate of Participation will be issued at the end of the course.

Duration: 1 hour
Time: Anytime
Dates: Anywhere using a standard computer and Internet
Fee: Free

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Last updated: 10 June, 2014

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