Manual handling, also known as manual tasks, includes any activity where you lift, lower, push, pull, carry, move, hold, or restrain an object.

Manual handling injuries are the most common injuries suffered by workers across all workplaces in all industries. And the reality is that all of us are exposed to these risks every day in our workplace.

Do you perform manual handling tasks in a non-office based workplace such as a warehouse, transport depot, retail outlet, manufacturer, café, construction site etc.? If you do, you should complete our ‘Introduction to Manual Handling’ course. If your workplace is office based, you should complete our ‘Introduction to Office Ergonomics and Manual Handling’ course, which will be available soon.

This ‘Introduction to Manual Handling’ course may also be known as a Manual Tasks course, Hazardous Manual Tasks Course or Manual Handling Training.

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About The Course

The ‘Introduction to Manual Handling’ course will provide you with an understanding of hazardous manual tasks in the workplace and the methods used to minimise the risk of injury to workers.

In this course you will learn how to:

  • explain the legal requirements for safe manual handling
  • list the responsibilities of different parties for safe manual handling
  • list the types of hazardous manual tasks
  • describe the types of injuries caused by manual handling, and
  • explain the ways to reduce the risks of manual handling.

On completion of the course and assessment, you will receive a Certificate of Completion. You can read more details about the course, including a full Course Outline here.

To get started click the Start Course Now button, agree to our Terms and Conditions, enter your registration and payment details, and you’re ready to go.

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