Risk Management of Hazardous Manual Tasks
Why do this course?
A person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) has a duty under Clause 60 of the WHS Regulation 2017 to manage hazards and risks to persons who are involved in hazardous manual tasks, including manual handling, repetitive work, and any other tasks which may cause physical stress or potential danger or harm to a person. This is in conjunction with their overarching duty of the PCBU to provide information, instruction, training, and supervision to staff so they are able to do their jobs safely, as per Section 19 of the WHS Act 2011.
This course aims to train managers and supervisors in applying the principles of WHS risk management to hazardous manual tasks including manual handling as per Clauses 32-38 and 60 of the WHS Regulation 2017.
Manual handling is one type of hazardous manual task and is a major factor in a large percentage of workplace injuries. For an overview see Manual Handling
Built around the Code of Practice Hazardous Manual Tasks (2019) this course is very hands-on and practical.
Who Should Do the Course?
Managers and Supervisors of workers who perform manual handling tasks.
This course is available for delivery at your site and is ideally conducted in the actual workplace of participants.