Repetitive Manual Handling Tasks

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Repetitive Manual Handling Tasks

Manual handling tasks are common in all workplace environments, from offices, through to building sites. All manual handling tasks come with possible risks; however, repetitive manual handling tasks are particularly hazardous.

Repetitive manual handling tasks can include repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression or sustained/awkward positions and can be found in all organisations.

This course is designed to teach you about these hazards and risks and importantly, provide you with useful information on how to prevent injuries such as Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) and musculoskeletal disorders.



  • This course is broad in scope and is suitable for a variety of businesses and industries
  • Corporate companies and small businesses will benefit equally from this induction course
  • This course is ideal for educating workers about the importance of lifting and moving objects safely over an extended period

Learning Objectives

  • Know the main injuries associated with repetitive manual tasks
  • Understand the high-risk jobs and tasks that may result in these injuries
  • Understand how to prevent these injuries

Business Outcomes

  • Ensure all employees and contractors can identify and reduce the risks associated with repetitive manual handling tasks
  • Employees and contractors will understand the various injuries that may result in repetitive manual handling tasks
  • Ensure all employees and contractors know the strategies to prevent these injuries in the workplace
  • Deliver this safety induction seamlessly across your employee and contractor groups
  • Minimise incidents or injuries associated with repetitive manual handling tasks at your workplace
By | 2017-07-07T09:39:52+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Categories: Courses, Tradesperson Worker Safety|Tags: |0 Comments

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