Objectives:

To provide participants with basic information on the structure and function of the spine and safe methods of lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying.

Any lifting tasks specific to your area can be discussed and advice will be provided. Site and task inspections can also be arranged.

Training Method:
  • Presentation by physiotherapist or occupational therapist
  • Discussion
  • Handouts
Length: 1 hour

 

Also available video presentation

Objectives: To provide participants with information on the basic principles behind the hazardous manual tasks regulations and the ideas of identification, assessment and control.

If a manual lift is required this video demonstrates the safest way to do it.
Training Method:
  • Video presentation
  • Discussion
  • Handouts or Workbook
Length: 1 hour

Contact the WHS Unit, Lien Nguyen (Extension 1 3117), for bookings.

Also see Hazardous Manual Tasks.