TLID1001 Shift material using manual handling methods

Did you know that manual handling is the biggest cause of workplace injury in Victoria? Each year, thousands of people are injured as a result of manual handling*. Our Manual Handling Course in Melbourne will equip you with the skills and knowledge that you need to shift loads safely using appropriate manual handling training techniques.
This course is suited to a wide variety of work roles and industries. And also for those individuals who volunteer with organisations such as the CFA, Surf Lifesaving, and sporting clubs.

Prerequisites/Entry Requirement:
There are no formal prerequisites, however participants must be able to converse and comprehend basic English and have the physical capacity to meet the manual handling requirements of the course units.


About the course – Key topics

  • How the body moves
  • Consequences of poor manual handling
  • Types and characteristics of loads, clearances, routes and storage requirements
  • Risk factors and common control measures
  • Developing a relocation plan and process
  • Relocating loads safely, includes team lifting

Attendance at a half day workshop
This highly interactive training program involves attendance and participation in a 4 hour workshop. Each workshop is facilitated by a member of our highly experienced training team in Melbourne, and includes trainer presentations, small group work and practical activities – so your participation will be required! Assessment will require satisfactory completion of a written test and a series of practical demonstrations.

$200.00 per person – minimum of 7 students for course to run

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