HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and techniques to conduct manual tasks safely in various work environments. This unit covers a range of crucial aspects aimed at promoting a safe and healthy workplace.

Duration:Study Locations & Intakes:Fee’s per person

Full Course – One day, 9:30am to 4:30pm

Refresher Course – One day, 9:30am to 4:30pm

Adelaide City, SA – View Intakes

Elizabeth City, SA – View Intakes

Full Course $150 

Refresher Course: $95 


Course Content:
  • Identify Manual Handling Hazards: Learn to recognize potential risks associated with manual handling tasks. This includes understanding the physical aspects of tasks that may lead to injury and being able to identify hazards effectively.

  • Assess Related Risk and Follow Risk Minimization Procedures: Gain the skills to assess the level of risk associated with manual handling activities. Learn how to implement risk minimization procedures effectively to ensure the safety and well-being of yourself and others.

  • Identify Sources of Risks to Personal Safety: Explore the various sources of risks that may pose threats to personal safety. Develop the ability to assess these risks and follow appropriate procedures to minimize them.

  • Apply Industry-Accepted Practices to Minimize Infection Risks: Understand how to identify sources of infection in a work environment. Learn and apply industry-accepted practices to minimize the risk of infection, not only to yourself but also to clients and colleagues.

  • Identify Other Hazards and Assess Risk: Broaden your knowledge by identifying hazards beyond manual handling and infection risks. Learn to assess these hazards and determine the level of risk they pose.

  • Follow Procedures and Strategies for Risk Control: Acquire the skills to follow established procedures and strategies for controlling risks in the workplace. This includes implementing preventive measures and responding effectively to potential hazards.

  • Contribute to OHS in the Workplace: Learn how to actively contribute to Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) initiatives in your workplace. Understand the importance of teamwork and communication in maintaining a safe working environment.

Full Course $150 

Refresher Course: $95

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