Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide this unit for all persons in any industry that may have manual handling considerations in their work and home life.
This training is designed to support organisations and individuals wanting to meet specific obligations for persons conducting business or undertaking, to manage the risk of injuries and musculoskeletal disorders associated with hazardous manual tasks, as outlined in the WHS Regulations.
This training is Nationally Recognised and will focus on educating organisations and individuals on working in line with organisational policies and procedures, to identifying hazards, determine risks and prepare for and conduct manual tasks safely.
The course will cover the following areas;
- Musculoskeletal Disorder
- The Human Body
- Duty of Care
- Respond to Hazardous Manual Tasks
- Reporting Incidents and Injuries
- Reporting Discomfort
- Compensation Claims
- Assessing Risks
- Control Risks
- Consultation Process
- Personal Capabilities
- Participate in Workplace Safety Activities
- Task Scheduling
- Plan the Task and Workflow
- Prepare the Load
- Moving a Client
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Use Mechanical Aids
Upcoming Courses for Manual Handling
If there are no upcoming scheduled courses for Manual Handling, please contact us to find out if we can arrange a custom course for you.
Units of Competency
- HLTWHS005 Conduct manual tasks safely
Duration of Course
Training is delivered Face to Face. All training handouts supplied.
Participants are to provide their own workplace appropriate gloves. Participants are to wear comfortable clothing and closed in shoes.
Physical Requirement – participant must be in good health and medically fit for work.
Participants will complete a theory based assessment and a practical based assessment to determine if they have acquired the competencies required for these units.
On successful completion of the manual handling training course, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a wallet card stating;
- Participant Name
- Units of Competency Completed
- Date of Completion
- Statement of Attainment Number
Recognition of Prior Learning
All participants are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. Please refer to the Student Handbook (located in resources) or phone 1300 356 686 for the procedure of how to apply.
From 1st January 2015, it is a requirement when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI). Certifications cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided and verified.
For details on the awareness training, please contact the office on 1300 356 686