Before jumping in and lifting something heavy, take some deep breaths, stretch the muscles you'll be using and prepare. How you lift an item is a deciding factor on whether or not you sustain an injury so knowing how to correctly lift an item is important. Your body is your main tool for work, make sure you look after it.
What you'll learn in the Correct lifting and carrying techniques lesson
- How to correctly lift and carry items
- What mechanical aids are
- How to use them to support your work
Who the WHS - Manual handling course is for
This online course is essential for anyone who works in an environment where they are required to lift, move, push or pull one or more objects.