Manual handling continues to be the most significant contributor to workers compensation claims within Australia, representing over one third of all major workers compensation claims.
Incorrect manual handling not only affects an individuals ability to perform their work tasks to the best of their abilities, but also hinders their family and social life, often leading to unnecessary stress and financial problems.
In this course you will learn:
What is Manual Handling
Legal requirements and responsibilities
Risks and causes of poor Manual Handling
Assessing Manual Handling tasks and the management of risk
Applying proper lifting techniques
Putting correct techniques into practice