Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) Northern - Manual Tasks for Workers (online course)

Manual Tasks for Workers (online course)

Learn about the risks associated with manual tasks and develop awareness of how to perform those tasks safely.

EMA Member: $75 + GST, 
Non-Member: $125 + GST

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Where & when: available online to suit your timing, with no travel required.
Around 60 minutes to complete, but time, duration and sessions are flexible.


Who’s this course for?
This course is suitable for anyone who routinely performs manual tasks at work, in any kind of business from office to heavy industrial. If you want to know how to perform manual work and keep yourself safe, this is the foundation you need.

What’s included?

  • Hazardous manual tasks and how to assess them
  • Musculoskeletal disorders and the importance of posture
  • Ways of reducing the risk of injury
  • Techniques for performing manual tasks safely.

What you’ll learn:

Manual work has inherent risks to short-term safety and to long-term wellbeing. This hour-long online course provides a solid knowledge of the risks associated with a variety of manual tasks and how to perform them safely. 

After, you’ll be able to…


  • Know the common risks and hazards associated with different manual tasks
  • Assess a task for its likelihood and level of risk
  • Know how to reduce risk and perform a manual task safely.


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