Conduct Manual Tasks Safely
This course will enable learners to demonstrate essential knowledge and skills required to effectively and safely carry out manual handling tasks
Manual Handling Course Content:
Risk Management process for manual tasks
Risk factors and potential sources of risk of hazardous manaul tasks such as, repetition, forces on the body, postures, vibration, systems of work
Types of manual handling activities and the types of injuries that can result
Function of the human body including: nasic function of the spine, body postures, types of mucles, priniples of levers
Manual techniques that support work practices such as: preparing the load, preparing the environment, propers lifting technieq, maintaing neutral spine when lifitng and carrying, centre of gravity, body postures
Mechanical Aids, tools and equipment
Mode of Delivery:
This course consists of blended learning with initial theory and required knowledge delivered online at the learner's pace followed by a 1-day face to face workshop/classroom learning to complete practical elements and final assessment.
Who Should Attend?
Any personnel who is required to carry out manual handling tasks
Industry recommendation and best practice recommend high voltage switching refresher training be completed at intervals not exceeding 2 - 3 years.
Is this course Nationally Accredited?