Manual Tasks Risk Assessment Safety Coordinators

Start Date Start - End Time Venue Places Taken

Duration: 3 hours

Coordinator: Mrs Kylie Middleton

Presenter: Miss Jolene Cooper

This course runs over two non-consecutive dates -

Day 1/2 - 10 July 17 - 2pm to 4pm - Learning Innovation building no. 17, Seminar room 202, St Lucia campus
Day 2/2 - 17 July 17 - 2pm to 3pm - Learning Innovation building no. 17, Seminar room 202, St Lucia campus.

This course will provide work group leaders and safety coordinators with knowledge of musculoskeletal injuries and risk factors associated with manual tasks and the skills to identify assess and control the risk of musculoskeletal injuries in their local areas. Use of the Participative Ergonomics for Manual Tasks Risk Management tool (PEforM) will be a focus of the session.

This course will enable participants to:

1. Communicate regulatory responsibilities under the Hazardous Manual Taks Code of Practice
2. Identify and assess musculoskeletal injury risk factors for manual tasks using participative approach
3. Implement control measures using hierachy of controls to minimise the risk of injury
4. Educate team members and co-workers about managing risks for manual tasks.