Course Dates for 2017:

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"Fair bit involved with manual handling....more than i realised..."
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Follow Safe Manual Handling Procedures (HLTWHS005)


Follow Safe Manual Handling Practices is a unit from the Health Training Package. This course will provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to minimize risk of injury, improve workplace organisation, identify hazards and practice safe manual handling techniques.

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8 Hours
Course Elements:
  • Follow organisation procedures, for a particular task, to minimize risk of injury
  • Utilise and implement strategies as directed to improve workplace organisation.
Learning Outcomes:
  • Develop an understanding of legislative requirements
  • Rights and obligations of employees and employers
  • Identify WHS hazards, associated with manual handling
  • Perform Risk Assessments.
  • Contribute to workplace design
  • Implement practices to prevent or minimise risk
  • Demonstrate correct manual handling practices
  • Identify correct PPE for manual handling tasks
  • Select and use appropriate mechanical aids
RPL is not offered for this course
Students who complete the Unit Of Competency may be eligible for entry into further study such as: Certificate III in Health Support Services (HLT21212)
Entry Requirements: