Online Manual Handling

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Duration: Self Paced Learning

Price (excl GST)

$110.00 excl. GST
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60 Days to complete once you have received your login. This course will help you understand the harmful and physical demands placed on our bodies and give you the tools to support your long term physical performance. Learn to apply effective lifting and moving techniques that will relate directly to your work activities and gain awareness and knowledge for combating back and musculoskeletal injuries.


Unit Standards - Manual Handling/Prevention of Back Injury









Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe the structure and function of the spine
  2. Identify risk factors associated with occupational back injury and techniques that reduce the risk of back injury
  3. Identify work place control measures to reduce the risk of back injury
  4. Identify back care techniques