HLTWHS005 – Conduct manual tasks safely

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks, and then to prepare for and complete those tasks in a safe manner.

This course applies to all workers involved in manual handling tasks or workers who might be involved in manual handling tasks.

Course information:

  • there are no pre-requisites for this course

Award issued:

  • participants who are deemed competent upon completing all the course requirements (theory and practical assessments) will receive a Statement of Attainment in:
    • HLTWHS005 – Conduct manual tasks safely

Course requirements:

  • all participants must have a moderate level of English to be able to complete the course

Course duration: 4 hrs face-to-face

Assessment requirements:  

Participants will be provided with an assessment workbook which contains the theory assessments and details of the practical assessments.

  • the theory assessment consists of multiple-choice quizzes
  • the practical assessment consists of practical exercises, workplace-based scenarios
  • Topics included in the assessments:
    • Follow organisational procedures
    • Identify risk factors and hazardous manual tasks and report to supervisor
    • Recognise manual tasks that my involved risks
    • Select and use PPE appropriate for the task
    • Use appropriate posture and handling techniques
    • Select, adjust and use mechanical aids and handling devices

Essential outcomes:

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

Cost:  From $125 per participant when conducted at suitable locations as determined by Aspen Medical Training Academy.  For quoting at your desired location, send us an enquiry via the ‘Enquire now’ link below.

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