Work Health & Safety Essentials and Manual Handling Techniques for Nursery Staff

This industry specific interactive workshop is suitable for Retail &
Production Nurseries.

New WHS laws will be explained, hazards identified, work practices and
procedures given and competency assessments carried out. It includes
techniques to improve Manual Handling activities and reduce your risk of injury
and costly WorkCover claims.
What you’ll learn:
• Responsibilities of employer & employee
• Meaning of Reasonably Practicable
• Consultation requirements
• Penalty structure
• Techniques to improve Manual Handling activities
• How to write a Safe Work Method Statement
• A competency assessment will be carried out on all the participants
What you’ll receive:
• WHS Induction Document
• Introduction booklet to the WHS Act
• Manual Handling Manual
• Safe Work Method Statement drafts/templates
• Assessment of problems and hazards at your
place of work
• Competency assessment strategy
• Examples of appropriate exercises to improve your musculoskeletal situation