HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely $132.00

HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely has now superseded HLTHSE204D Follow Safe Manual Handling Practices course.

Under current legislation PCBU’s have an obligation to manage risks to the health & safety of its workers including those related to musculoskeletal disorders associated with hazardous manual tasks.

The PCBU must also ensure that information, training & instruction provided to a worker is suitable & has regard for the nature of the work being carried out, the nature of the risks associated & control measures implemented.

Incorporating the new Code of Practice for Hazardous Manual Tasks this course is designed to prevent manual handling injuries through hazard & risk identification, risk assessment & primary control through job and task design. It will increase awareness & provide an understanding of the complex nature of manual handling activities & teach safe manual handling techniques.

Safe Act trainers has many years in workplace training, designing and assessing workplace for ergonomics including manual handling. We can customised manual handling training to tailor your work, which has proven to be highly effective in maximising worker understanding of the risks of their actual work tasks and the procedures that will minimise the risk of injury.

HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely Course Details

  • Posture and manual handling techniques to reduce muscle load on exertion
  • Manage work tasks involving vibration
  • Information regarding relevant manual handling equipment
  • Safe load packaging
  • Lifting limitations
  • Safe work practices in handling loads
  • Personal protective equipment requirements
  • Identify hazards, assess risk & use control measures
  • Workplace design & task analysis to ensure appropriate work areas are developed
  • Workplace policies & procedures in relation to pacing and scheduling of tasks
  • Equipment & environmental maintenance in accordance with a workplace preventative maintenance schedule
  • Workplace procedures for reporting symptoms & injuries to self and others
  • Procedures for return to work program
  • Relevant legislation
  • Practical assessments that include lifting, lowering & transfer techniques, safe handling practices & other safety procedures, practices to prevent or minimise risk & correct use of equipment where possible


Training is delivered face to face & includes group activities, practical demonstrations, skill assessments & a written test.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for:
  • HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

Successful participants will be issued with an electronic certificate

Course duration:

  • Full course: 5 hours face-to-face training


HLTWHS005 Conduct Manual Tasks Safely

  • Student $132.00
  • Group Booking up to 10 students $990.00
  • Group Booking 15 students $1320.00

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Safe Act Pty Ltd delivers this nationally recognised training in partnership with, and under the auspices of, Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909.
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We are based in the Newcastle region, covering Cessnock, Maitland, Singleton, Lake Macquarie, Central Coast, Gosford, Muswellbrook, Tamworth, Mudgee.

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