Course runs every second week. Please contact our college for the next date. Extra training session can be arranged depends on the requirements and enrolment.
Application & Enquires:
An application form for the course may be downloaded from our website or obtained from our college.
College will endeavour to ensure that the speakers and content for the seminar proceed as advertised. However, unexpected circumstances may necessitate the utilisation of a replacement speaker(s).
About this Course:
Poor manual handling techniques is a major cause of injuries in the workplace. This translates into a massive human cost, compensation cost and loss of productivity. On completion of this course participants will gain an understanding of the legal requirements for manual handling, apply sound manual handling techniques and performance of the four stage approach.
Course include theory and practical
1) Anatomy of lower back
2) Manual handling
a) What is manual handling?
b) Principles of manual handling
c) Manual handling injuries
d) Basic Principles of lifting
e) No lift policy
3) Risk Management
4) Legal Considerations
a) OHS ACT 2004
b) Understanding legal requirements.
5) Workplace Layout
6) Taking Care Of Yourself
a) Understand how the spine works
b) Understand the importance of warming up, exercise and rest.
c) Fire & Safety
d) Emergency Codes
7) Video presentation
a) No lifting system
b) Risk assessment
c) Slide sheet technique
a) Selecting the right equipment
b) Using standing machine
c) Using lifting machine or hoist
d) Positioning, Positioning with slide sheet
e) Body mechanics and manutension
Participation in class discussions, oral questions, pre test, post test, practical assessment and observation on correct manual handling techniques.
Specifications: Pre-reading on the topic
08.30 am - 12.30 pm (Theory review + Practical + Assessment)
12.30 pm - 04.30 pm
Melbourne CBD Campus:
08.30 am - 12.30 pm
Course Fee : AUD $90.00
Everyone working in Aged care sector, Home and Community and Disability Services. Anyone who is concerned about their physical wellbeing and the wellbeing of their clients Anyone who does any sort of lifting, pulling however minimal Everyone needs Training In Manual Handling
Pre – Requisites:
There are no pre-requisites of qualifications to join this course.
This course is delivered by Professional and Fully Accredited Trainers, with several years of experience.
You can complete the application below and send it to IHNA
For any additional enquires please contact us.