Schools Hearing Conservation and Manual Handling

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 15

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your school.

Price (excl GST)

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Gain a valuable understanding of how to avoid back pain and hearing loss, two of the most common workplace injuries.

This course will provide you with the manual handing skills to avoid injury in the workplace. You will learn how the back works and practical techniques for reducing the risk of injury. Excessive noise is also a major health issue in the workplace which if not controlled can cause significant hearing damage. During this course you will learn how to manage and control noise, as well as useful methods of hearing protection.

  • Unit Standards - S HCMH (Click to see more detail)

    Unit

    Level

    Credit

    Description

    17592

     

    3

    4

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

    17594

    3

    3

    Demonstrate knowledge of hearing conservation in the workplace

     

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Understand how back injury can occur and how to prevent it
  2. Describe the structure and function of the spine
  3. Identify back care techniques
  4. Identify workplace control measures to reduce the risk of back injury
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of how excessive noise can cause harm to your hearing
  6. Understand how to manage and control noise and the different methods of hearing protection