Manual Handling in Aged, Disability & Home Care
Manual tasks at work encompass a wide range of physical activities. They are defined as anything that requires the use of force for lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, holding or restraining any person, animal
The manual handling of people, particularly assisting clients with daily activities such as personal care and mobility tasks, constitutes a large proportion of the manual handling activities performed by care workers.
eLearning course also describes work practices for safe manual handling and effective hazard identification and risk assessment.