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‘Think Risk’ Manual Handling Training Programs

Muscular stress from hazardous manual handling causes 33% of all serious claims. Most jobs involve carrying out some type of manual task using the body to move or hold an object. Manual tasks cover a wide range of activities including stacking shelves, working on a conveyor line, handling animals and entering data into a computer.

Bodycare offers a variety of solutions to assist clients minimize the incidence and risk of hazardous manual handling. The structure of each program is tailored to the individual needs of the company, in light of the particular working conditions and the nature of injuries suffered by workers.

Manual Handling Training at Bodycare

Make your safety program a key part of your company culture by actively committing to it at all levels of leadership.

‘Think Risk’ Education

The Bodycare training programs include both formal theory and practical hands on components which will address the following objectives:

To educate employees in the principles of risk identification and assessment in relation to hazardous manual handling tasks.
To ensure employees understand the importance of correct manual handling principles.
To educate employees in understanding the basic anatomy of their bodies and the importance of workplace stretching and injury prevention exercises.
To allow employees to ask questions to an appropriately qualified allied health professional (physiotherapist).
To ensure employees are aware of each job task and their application to the work environment.
To ensure employees are aware of correct working postures so they are able to work comfortably, safely and efficiently.

Contact us now to learn more about our Safety Consulting and Training services.