Manual Handling for Disability

Manual Handling for Disability

Channel 1 Creative Media
Updated Oct 16, 2019

The trouble with manual handling injuries is none of them are as spectacular as other workplace injuries. Rather they tend to creep on the victim after years and years of improper practices.

Learning Objectives

After completing this training program, you will be able to:

  • Assess the risk of the various manual handling tasks in your workplace
  • Apply the specific laws of managing hazardous manual handling tasks to your work
  • Perform a lift safely by using correct lifting techniques or mechanical aids
  • Organise your work area to minimise stretching and bending

Target Audience

Disability support workers