Manual Handling Training Sydney

* Lewis Training does NOT provide Aged Care worker manual handling courses

GROUP, Onsite training to suit your scheduling requirements

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Free pre-course tailoring available for groups over 9 participants, with photographs relevant to your workers tasks

GENEROUS group discounts apply for over 30 participant, combined booking – delivered as separate sessions

HLTWHS005 – Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

Participants in this Nationally Recognised course MUST provide their Unique Student Identifier number before or at the course they attend

 IF THEY DO NOT ALREADY HAVE a USI number they can obtain one by logging into the below website and following the instructions


Please ask the participants to keep their USI number and password they create in a safe place so they can use it again when attending any Nationally Recognised qualification course

Students only need 1 USI number that they can use for all courses. They do not need to apply for a new number each course

Nationally recognised –  4.5 to 5 hour course 

Delivery time depends on participant numbers

$130 per person     GST exempt training           

Minimum 5 participants

Statement of Attainment issued to successful participants

Courses content

  •  Identify manual tasks involving risk
  • Prepare for manual tasks
  • Complete manual tasks
  • Contribute to safe work practices

*Lewis Training delivers this course in partnership with Healthcorp Pty Ltd RTO number 91222

 Course Background

Under the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and the Work Health Safety Regulations, 2017, PCBU’s have an obligation to Manage Risks to Health and Safety of it’s workers – WHS Regulations, 2017, Part 4.2, 60, states:

Manage risks related to musculoskeletal disorders associated with hazardous manual tasks of workers. 60 (1) WHS Regulations, 2011

They must also determine control measures with regard to all relevant matters that may contribute to musculoskeletal disorders, including:

Postures, movements, forces, vibration related to tasks and the duration, frequency, work environment, design and layout of the workplace, the systems of work used and the nature, size, weight or numbers of persons, animals or things involved in carrying out hazardous manual tasks.  WHS Regulations, 2011 – 60 ( 2a, b, c, d, e, f, g )

Under Part 3.2 General Workplace Management, Div 1, 39 – Provision of information, training and instruction:

39, (2a, b, c) – The PCBU must ensure that information, training and instruction provided to a worker is suitable and has regard for the nature of the work being carried out, the nature of the risks associated with the work and control measures implemented.

Manual Handling Training

Manual handling training is designed to:

Prevent manual handling injuries through hazard and risk identification, risk assessment and primary control through job and task design, increase awareness and understanding of the complex nature of manual handling activities and teach safe manual handling techniques.

The Manual Handling course incorporates the new Code of Practice for Hazardous Manual Tasks.

  • Introduction to Manual Handling – Manual Handling techniques and equipment, lift safely, manual handling injuries
  • Organisation procedures for risk minimization – Legislative requirements, identify hazards, risks and use control measures
  • Strategies for workplace organization – Duty of care, preventing injuries, effective communication
  • Safety signs & symbols, Incident & Emergency response, Reporting & documentation, Return to work programs

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