occupational-health-safety

  • 2 ½ Hour Refresher
  • 4 hour new care staff
  • 1.30  hour Domestic

An informative and interactive hazardous manual tasks workshop. The aim of the workshop is to give the learner the skills and knowledge and practical to perform hazardous manual tasks related procedures within the care industry. The workshop aim is to reduce injuries and incidents by providing the student with practical skills and knowledge to risk assess and participate in safe hazardous manual tasks work practises.

This workshop covers:

  • OHS/WHS
  • Manual Tasks Code of Practice
  • Hazard identification and reporting
  • Risk Assessment
  • Legal requirements
  • Manual task injuries
  • Correct manual handling procedures

Tasks include

  • Carer slide sheets
  • Hoists and mobility equipment
  • Walking clients
  • Moving persons
  • Positioning
  • Bed making
  • Teds stockings
  • Rolling clients
  • Domestic cleaning, vacuuming and mopping
  • Gardeners maintenance

Suitable for:

  • Carers
  • Hospital workers
  • Registered Nurse
  • Enrolled Nurse
  • AIN
  • PSA
  • PCA
  • Orderly
  • Cleaners
  • Domestic assistance
  • Support worker
  • Home Care Workers