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    Manual Handling Healthcare - An Introduction

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    In the health industry in Australia, there are 44 employees each day requiring one or more weeks off work due to work-related injury or disease. Over half of these are due to manual handling injuries!


    Since all jobs involve some type of manual handling, essentially all workers are at risk no matter how risk-free they believe their work to be.

    This training DVD program is an introduction to manual handling in the healthcare industry and provides a range procedures and techniques to reduce the risk of injury. Viewers will learn:

    • What is manual handling?
    • Types of manual handling injury
    • Common causes of manual handling injury
    • Correct lifting techniques & the balance circle
    • OHS responsibilities’ of employers and employees
    • Importance of hazard identification and hazard management
    • Areas to consider when assessing risk

    Manual Handling Healthcare - 6 Part Series

    Other titles in the series:

    Manual Handling Series - Catering

    Manual Handling Series - Non Clinical

    Manual Handling Series - Patient and Resident Handling

    Manual Handling Healthcare - Peri-operative

    Manual Handling Series - Sterilisation






    Country of production: Australia  
    Duration: 13 mins.  
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