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MANUAL HANDLING

MANUAL HANDLING

Unit Standard 17592: Identify the Causes of Back Injury and Methods to Prevent Back Injuries in the Workplace

Welcome to our comprehensive Manual Handling Course designed to help you understand the causes of back injuries and equip you with effective methods to prevent them in the workplace. This course focuses on the functions of the spine, risk factors associated

Course Overview:

Aim

The aim of this course is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to identify the causes of back injury and implement preventive measures in various workplace settings.

Focus areas:

Our course delves into the following key areas:

  1. Functions of the Spine: Understand the structure and functions of the spine to better appreciate its vulnerability.
  2. Risk Factors: Identify the risk factors associated with back injuries and their implications.
  3. Back Care Techniques: Learn effective back care techniques and exercises to maintain a healthy spine.
  4. Workplace Control Measures: Discover strategies to identify and implement workplace control measures.
  5. Actions and Movements: Explore proper actions and movements for safe manual handling.
  6. Working Posture and Position: Understand the importance of ergonomic posture and positioning.
  7. Duration and Frequency: Learn about the ideal duration and frequency of manual handling tasks.
  8. Location of Loads: Determine the best practices for positioning and handling loads.
  9. Reducing Sprains and Strains: Discover techniques to reduce the risk of sprains and strains.
  10. Risk Factors in Workplace Design: Analyse workplace design for potential risk factors.
  11. Work Environment: Assess the work environment and its impact on back injury risk.

 

Practical application

Our course combines theoretical knowledge with hands-on exercises to ensure you can confidently apply what you’ve learned in real-world situations. You’ll participate in practical scenarios that simulate common workplace manual handling tasks.

 

Two Good Reasons to Book Now

  1. Prioritize Safety: Ensure the safety and well-being of your workforce by equipping them with the knowledge and skills to prevent back injuries in the workplace.
  2. Compliance and Certification: Our course is accredited and provides a recognized certification that can enhance your employees’ qualifications and contribute to a safer workplace.

Don’t miss this opportunity to invest in the health and safety of your team. Book your place in the Manual Handling Course now!

Price: $180.00 + gst per person

Group Price: $1,600.00 + gst

MANUAL HANDLING COURSES

Please contact us directly if you are wanting group bookings or you are looking for alternative scheduled date to the ones currently available.

Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations are accepted via phone or email only.  Registrations not cancelled by 10 am, two days prior to the course will require payment.  However, substitutions are welcome.

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