Outdoor Worker Safety - Lifting and Carrying

Outdoor Worker Safety - Lifting and Carrying

Channel 1 Creative Media
Updated Aug 30, 2019

Course Overview

Back strains and sprains are often caused by incorrect lifting techniques. This video based eLearning program is a clear, concise, step by step approach to lifting and carrying.

Learning Objectives

By completing this eLearning program, you will learn:

  • What is a balance circle?
  • How it can help to minimise injury
  • The importance of body positioning, spine stability and contraction of the core stabilising muscles
  • Which muscles to use through the lift

One third of all workers compensation claims in Australia are manual handling related. Lifting and carrying makes up a substantial percentage of manual handling in the workplace. This self-paced training program is a perfect addition to your induction process and/or a great refresher program.

Target Audience

All outdoor workers