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Manual Handling Skills for Home and Community Workers

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Original price $100.00
Current price $80.00

Manual handling simply means moving something from one place to another. Community workers may try to take shortcuts which can result in injury. Manual handling injuries are the most common workplace injuries in community work resulting in negative outcomes.

This online course will provide you with the theoretical knowledge you need and also step you through the practical completion (video demonstration and images) of the most common manual handling tasks you may need to complete in your role as a community worker. 
Learning Objectives

At the end of this module, it is expected that you will be able to:

  • Review what manual handling means
  • Understand the legislation and workplace / worker responsibilities for manual handling
  • Learn about basic body mechanics to avoid manual handling injuries
  • Review the principles of manual handling  
  • Learn how to safely complete manual handling tasks

Course Code: MANCW

Delivery: Online Course

Approximate Duration: 70 Minutes

CPD Value: 1.17