HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely (Manual Handling)

This course provides the skills and knowledge required to recognise potentially hazardous manual tasks, and then to prepare for and complete those tasks in a safe manner. 

The course applies to all workers involved in manual handling tasks.

The skills in this unit must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian/New Zealand standards and industry codes of practice. The Hazardous manual tasks code of practice applies to this work.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Content includes:
  • Identify manual tasks involving risk
  • Prepare for manual tasks
  • Complete manual tasks
  • Contribute to safe work practices 
Upon successful completion of training you will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for the following nationally recognised unit of competency:
HLTWHS005 - Conduct manual tasks safely 
Training is delivered in modern facilities using up to date equipment at our Port Adelaide and Lonsdale training centres.

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Classes for Manual Handling (Accredited) starting 17 Jul 2018