Manual Handling Training

Work Active delivers programs that build knowledge and skills for a safe and healthy workforce. Why wouldn’t any organisation invest in programs that:

  • Add to the bottom line
  • Build staff morale and
  • Take care of employee wellness
Work Active Manual Handling Training

If manual handling is a requirement in your operation, then you know the risks.

  • The majority of workers’ compensation claims are a result of poor manual handling.
  • Work-related injuries and workers’ compensation claims have long reaching effects.
  • You have a personal duty of care to provide a safe workplace.

How can this be achieved?

By engaging Work Active’s services, including our Manual Handling Training:

  • A two-hour training program, tailored to your work requirements.
  • Delivered by a Physiotherapist who is a qualified Occupational Health and Safety workforce trainer.

Our clients are experiencing:

  • 33% reduction in work-related injuries
  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Lower staff turnover
  • Higher morale

The Work Active goal is to encourage all workers to be PRO-ACTIVE, not RE-ACTIVE, when it comes to preventing work-related injuries.

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Program Outline

  • Explains what a Safety Mindset means in your workplace.
  • Common and best practice Manual Handling techniques and principles for your environment.
  • Reporting protocols for your organisation.
  • Warm-up and stretching to suit your employees’ tasks.
  • Problem solving approach to Manual Handling that involves your employees‘ input.
  • Anatomy and posture coaching to prevent further injury.
  • Hazard and Risk Assessment.
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Supported by associated professionals as required, Work Active delivers a program that builds knowledge and skills for a safe and healthy workforce.

Your business will benefit from:

  • Training in Manual Handling Techniques specific to your workplace.
  • Awareness of Occupational Health & Safety standards.
  • Reduced work-related injuries and workers’ compensation claims.
  • Enhance workers’ perception that their employer cares and builds a team environment.
  • Fulfill your duty of care to provide your employees with training.