FREE Education Programs by WorkSafe Victoria

Our popular online manual handling education programs are coming to an end in May.  

The sessions have been purpose-built to help business owners, managers and supervisors navigate the often-misunderstood terms ‘hazardous manual handling’ and ‘MSDs’.

A team of OHS experts and ergonomists will help you identify warning signs at work, prompt consultation with your workers and ultimately – help you set measures in place to protect your staff from injury.

This new educational program is free for small to medium sized businesses (0-199 staff) in Victoria, from any industry.

Facilitated by experts in ergonomics and OHS, participants will receive practical feedback and advice on managing the risks of hazardous manual handling in the workplace.

This session covers:

  • Hazardous manual handling and musculoskeletal disorder basics
  • OHS compliance requirements
  • How to identify hazardous manual handling in your workplace and prioritise tasks for action
  • How to conduct a risk assessment
  • Applying the hierarchy of control
  • Reviewing and monitoring risk controls

Details: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM – Running Weekly Until 21st May 2024

  • Tue, 30 April
  • Tuesday – 7 May
  • Tuesday – 14 May
  • Tuesday – 21 May

Ask an ergonomist Q&A sessions are an opportunity to ask any workplace-specific questions you have around manual handling concerns and setting up safe and ergonomically healthy workplaces.

Facilitated by ergonomists, the sessions will provide free, customised advice for your situation, and also allow you to hear from others in a range of industries.

Real life case studies will also be discussed in each session.