This course provides guidance on when performing Manual Tasks that require the use of force exerted by a person to grasp, manipulate, strike, throw, carry, move (lift, lower, push, pull), hold or restrain an object, load or body part.
Training refresher: Not required for this course.
This course has no prerequisites.
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On successful completion of this module including all prerequisites and assessments you should have these skills:
- Explain the meaning of manual tasks as the relate to the field and office work environment
- Access and identify information regarding manual tasks policy, procedures, codes of practice and legislation
- Identify management controls for reducing or eliminating the risk of injury from manual tasks
- Demonstrate safe lifting and handling