Manual handling assessments and training

Our manual handling assessments and training use proactive techniques to help minimise injuries caused by manual tasks in the workplace.

How can manual handling assessments help?

Manual handling causes a significant amount of all workplace injuries. Our manual handling assessments give you a comprehensive review of how your workers lift, lower, push, pull, carry, move, and hold an object.

Assessments and education is vital to minimise workplace injuries by allowing you to provide the most appropriate education and introduce good practices.

Types of manual handling assessments provided

General manual handling assessments

A general review of practices employed by workers within a workplace.

Task-specific manual handling assessments

A review of specific tasks undertaken.

Role-specific manual handling assessments

A review of all tasks and associated manual handling practices for a specific role.

Ideal outcomes of a manual handling assessment include:

  • A comprehensive report outlining key manual handling concerns, real-time recommendations and suggestions for supporting equipment (if needed)
  • A clear indication of whether the worker is capable of safely engaging in a specific role

Manual handling training includes

Our manual handling training uses proactive techniques and education to help minimise injuries caused by manual tasks in the workplace.

With our manual handling training, your workers will be knowledgeable and empowered to perform their role with greater safety.

We can provide this training on an individual basis, or as a group.

Ideal outcomes of manual handling training include:

  • An upskilled workforce who understands manual handling procedures that impact their role
  • Reduced risk of injuries related to manual handling tasks
  • Safe manual handling practices

Interact is your NSW workplace rehabilitation provider