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OHSE01A Manual Handling 

Module Purpose

To provide the Participant with a basic understanding of the anatomical aspects of the human body in manual handling and the ways to reduce strain on its components.

Relationship to competency standards

No specific relationship.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this training, the Participant will be able to -

        Recognise the functions of the body parts that are involved

      in manual handling.

        Understand the correct use of the body parts to reduce the potential for strain and damage to the body.

Assessment method

Can be either discussion or multiple choice/short answers as required.

Conditions of Assessment

May incorporate practical assessment if required.




Special requirements

         None specific on the part of the Participant.

         Can be 'customised' to suit the specific requirements of the Client in terms of relevance to the workplace, environment, tasks etc.


Module duration

Normally 1 hour. The session(s) can be modified to suit on-site requirements of the Client.

Max. Class size

10 participants

Key Benefits

         Decreased workplace related injuries as a result of improvements in manual handling techniques.

         Improved awareness of the requirement to use suitable mechanical aids and / or assistance to manoeuvre heavy or bulky objects.

         Decreased lost time in the workplace due to injury.

         Sessions can be delivered at your workplace or at our training facility.


$250.00 for a group session at your workplace.

  Within the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia.
        For sessions conducted outside Perth, additional charges may apply.

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Last modified: 10/05/2005