Outdoor Worker Safety - Lifting and Carrying

Outdoor Worker Safety - Lifting and Carrying

Channel 1 Creative Media
Updated Feb 22, 2019

Course Overview 

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

Learning Objectives 

The learning outcomes in this video include:

  • 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

Target Audience 

Aimed at outdoor workers, this video is the perfect addition to your induction process and/or a great refresher video for use during toolbox talks.

Business Outcomes  

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.


3 Minutes