Course Overview

Workshop Objectives

On completion of this workshop you will be able to: 

  • Define manual handling as it relates to direct care work 
  • Identify the risks associated with manual handling 
  • Identify the legislation that guides risk management 
  • Demonstrate safe manual handling systems 
  • Use equipment for manual handling in a safe and effective manner  

Who Should Attend?

Direct care workers, team leaders, supervisors and managers of aged care and disability services. 

Workshop Duration

This is an interactive 2-3 hour workshop that allows the participants to practice and demonstrate competence in a range of manual handling tasks. The workshop is aligned with the requirements set out by: 

  • Safe Work Australia - Hazardous Manual Tasks code of Practice 2016 
  • Workplace Health and Safety Act 2011 
  • Workplace Health and Safety Regulations 2011 

What is Included in the Workshop? 

  • Definition of manual handling as it related to direct care work 
  • Identified risks associated with manual handling 
  • Overview of legislation that guides risk management 
  • Demonstration and practice of a range of safe manual handling systems 
  • Overview of equipment used for manual handling 

Costs 

  • Individual bookings - $77 per participant
  • Group bookings - $440 for up to 15 people  

 

Travel and accommodation costs may apply

Require more information about any of our workshops? 

Contact the team at Akadia Training to book a Custom Workshop or view our Upcoming Workshops. 

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For any questions about the Training or Specialised Nursing Services Akadia offers, please reach out to our experienced team. 


(07) 4659 5662


Street Address 18 Hanna Ct, 
Kearney's Spring, QLD 4350

Postal Address PO Box 8209, 
Toowoomba, QLD 4350


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Contact 

For any questions about the Training or Specialised Nursing Services Akadia offers, please reach out to our experienced team. 


(07) 4659 5662


Street Address 18 Hanna Ct, 
Kearney's Spring, QLD 4350

Postal Address PO Box 8209, 
Toowoomba, QLD 4350


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