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Manual handling, also known as manual tasks, is any activity requiring effort to lift, move, push, pull, carry, hold or restrain any object, including a person or animal. Poor manual handling practice is one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace and the injuries can be disabling and costly. AVELING's Manual Handling course will teach you how to safely identify, plan and perform manual handling tasks to maintain an injury-free workplace.

Manual Handling Course by AVELING www.aveling.com.au

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Manual handling, also known as manual tasks, is any activity requiring effort to lift, move, push, pull, carry, hold or restrain any object, including a person or animal. Poor manual handling practice is one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace and the injuries can be disabling and costly. AVELING's Manual Handling course will teach you how to safely identify, plan and perform manual handling tasks to maintain an injury-free workplace.

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    Topic 6: Lifting Technique

    Topic 6: Lifting Technique

    Topic 6 of AVELING's Manual Handling Course. This topic will teach you how to correctly lift loads, so that you minimise the risk of injury. You'll learn how to lift loads on your own and with other people.

    • 9 min
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    Topic 5: Using Mechanical Aids

    Topic 5: Using Mechanical Aids

    Topic 5 of AVELING's Manual Handling Course. In this section, you will learn about mechanical aids and why they're used.

    • 2 min
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    Topic 4: Assessing manual handling tasks and managing risk

    Topic 4: Assessing manual handling tasks and managing risk

    Topic 4 of AVELING's Manual Handling Course.

    • 7 min
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    Topic 3: Legal Requirements

    Topic 3: Legal Requirements

    Topic 3 of AVELING's Manual Handling Course. In this topic you'll learn about the laws that are designed to make manual handling safer and; what responsibilities you and your employer have.

    • 3 min
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    Topic 2: Risks and consequences

    Topic 2: Risks and consequences

    Topic 2 of AVELING's Manual Handling Course. In this topic you'll learn about the dangers and consequences of manual handling and how injuries may occur.

    • 4 min
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    Topic 1: Defining and Identifying Manual Handling

    Topic 1: Defining and Identifying Manual Handling

    Topic 1 of AVELING's Manual Handling Course. This topic will help you to understand what manual handling activities are, where they occur and how to identify when a task involves manual handling tasks.

    • 4 min

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