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Manual Handling

Manual Handling

Stay safe at work!

The ORS Group has a team of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists who can provide individual or group manual handling training in the workplace allowing for staff to be trained within their usual work environment using the actual equipment and tools they would normally be required to use in performing their daily tasks.

For Job Seekers

Are you thinking about starting a job that may require heavy lifting? Do you think you would benefit from manual handling training to make sure you can lift correctly? Then we can help!

For more information on our manual handling training, contact us on 1800 000 677 or enquire online today.

For Workers

Do you have to lift often at work? Are you worried you are not lifting correctly? We can come to your workplace to teach you the best ways to complete your usual tasks in the safest manner through our tailored Manual Handling training.

The ORS Group’s qualified Therapists can provide manual handling training that is personalised for you, or we can provide group training for your work team or company.

Our Manual Handling training covers:

    • Anatomy of the spine
    • How to protect your body to minimise the risk of injury
    • What is safe lifting?
    • Things to consider before you lift
    • Warm up and Stretches
    • Practical manual handling techniques to safely move items
    • 2-person lifting
    • Workplace problem solving of difficult lifts and moves

For more information on our manual handling training, contact us on 1800 000 677 or enquire online today.

As a Registered Training Organisation, The ORS Group can also offer training in safe manual handling as a Certificate II unit of competency. For more information about our accredited training courses take a look at our training page.

For Employers

Do you worry that your employees are not lifting correctly? Do you want to minimise the risk to your business from manual handling injuries and claims? We can help.

The ORS Group’s qualified Therapists can provide manual handling training that is tailored to your organisation. We can provide training for an individual who may be struggling or returning from injury, a specific work group, or the whole organisation. To make sure your organisation gets the greatest benefits from the training, we offer to run this training at the workplace so staff can learn in a familiar environment and to minimise their time offsite. If relevant, we will incorporate regular work tasks and your equipment into the training so it is highly relevant to the daily job requirements of your workforce.

Our Manual Handling training includes theoretical and practical elements covering:

    • Anatomy of the spine
    • How to protect your body to minimise the risk of injury
    • What is safe lifting?
    • Things to consider before you lift
    • Warm up and Stretches
    • Practical manual handling techniques to safely move items
    • 2-person lifting
    • Workplace problem solving of difficult lifts and moves

For more information on our manual handling training, contact us on 1800 000 677 or enquire online today.

As a Registered Training Organisation, The ORS Group can also offer training in safe manual handling as a Certificate II unit of competency. For more information about our accredited training courses take a look at our training page.

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