Online Manual Handling TrainingA resource to support and enhance existing face to face manual handling training programs.
Manual handling injuries account for one third of all work related injuries.
On average, one injury at work can cost your business $4,400 (ABS, 2013).
Manual handling training is an important component of any risk management framework.
Our Online Manual Handling Training Package
5 modules, each up to 10 minutes in duration (including a quiz).
Module 1: Legislation
This module provides an overview of the Work Health and Safety Legislation in South Australia. It covers information about key elements of the Work, Health & Safety Regulations and the Hazardous Manual Tasks Code of Practice. It includes the PCBU’s and the worker’s Duty of Care, the risk management process and following site policies and procedures.
Module 2: Risk Management
This module provides an overview of the risk management process as it applies to manual tasks. It covers legislative requirements for risk management in the workplace as it relates to manual tasks, the 4 step approach to risk management and the hierarchy of risk control.
Module 3: Stretches
This module provides guidance on how to reduce the risk of injury by performing stretches and exercises throughout the day. Stretches for the neck, shoulders, forearms and hands, legs and lower back are covered, with guidance on general stretching rules, how long to hold the stretch and how frequently to perform them.
Module 4: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)
This module covers information on how musculoskeletal injuries can affect us at work and at home. It includes what musculoskeletal injuries are, focusing on cumulative injuries, how they occur covering microtrauma and creep, how your age can influence your risk and what strategies you can put in place to reduce your risk of injury.
Module 5: Manual Task Technique
This module covers the key elements of optimal technique which should be used when performing any tasks, including 3 key manual handling principles and 5 key manual handling postures. The techniques covered use the guiding principles of neutral spines, keeping the load close and moving your feet while performing manual tasks. This content will help provide a foundation with which practical, face to face training programs can build upon.
Train every employee in the fundamentals of manual handling injury prevention.
Provide subsequent, condensed, practical face to face programs which target ‘high risk’ work tasks.
Improve training efficiencies, worker engagement and injury prevention behaviours.
Enhance Training Programs
GoldMake it task specific
- Customise all 5 training modules.
- Include additional photographs and videos of tasks within your workplace.
- Add task specific text and voice over to make the training content more relevant and specific.
- Includes all features of the silver package.
SilverMake it your own
- Re-brand all 5 training modules.
- Choose colour to align with your organisation’s branding.
- Insert your company logo.
- Include your company safety slogan.
- Photographs and/or video included in Risk Management and Technique modules.
Bronze*Keep it simple
- Our “off the shelf” training package.
- Includes all 5 modules as outlined above.
- *Cost is based upon number of users (minimium ongoing annual access fee is $299 for up to 10 users).
- See package options below based on workforce size (all costs provided excl. GST)
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