IMPORTANT NOTICE

WorkPro is hosted within the Microsoft Azure data centre in Victoria. From time to time, underlying problems in the Azure infrastructure can have an impact on the WorkPro system. Azure is reporting to WorkPro that there is an intermittent issue with the underlying database that serves WorkPro. They are currently working with the WorkPro Platform Team to resolve the issue.

Hazardous manual tasks

Hazardous manual tasks induction

Work health and safety is fundamental in every organisation today, however, statistics show that a high percentage of injuries are caused by manual handling. Although every WorkPro module incorporates elements of manual task and handling, given the persistent high rate of injury, this module provides individuals with specific and detailed information around this key risk.The  module includes:

  • Definitions and characteristics of hazardous manual tasks
  • Understanding how hazardous manual tasks can cause injury
  • How to identify, assess and control hazardous manual task risks
  • Understanding the obligations of the “person conducting the business or undertaking” (PCBU)/employer/host organisation in the process of managing the risk of hazardous manual tasks
  • Understanding your obligations as a worker in the process of managing the risk of hazardous manual tasks
  • How to apply risk management principles to hazardous manual tasks