Manual handling, also known as manual tasks, is any activity requiring effort to lift, move, push, pull, carry or hold any object, including a person.
Poor manual handling practice is one of the most common causes of injury in the mining and construction industries. These injuries are frequently severe and cannot always be completely treated, leading to chronic problems.
AVELING’s Manual Handling for Mining and Construction course will teach you how to safely identify, plan and perform manual handling tasks to assist in maintaining an injury-free workplace.
- What is manual handling?
- The risks and consequences of manual handling
- Legal requirements and responsibilities
- Assessing manual handling tasks and minimising risk
- Proper lifting technique
$55 (incl. GST)
A Certificate of Participation will be emailed at the end of the course.
Any worker in the mining and construction industry who may need to lift, move, push, pull, carry, hold or restrain objects in their workplace.