Hazardous manual handling basics

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Webinar recorded 25 October 2023

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Around 36% of workplace injuries in Victoria are for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) caused by hazardous manual handling. Most work involves manual handling every day, but addressing hazardous manual handling can feel complicated and overwhelming.

In this session you'll learn about the guidance, practical tools and education programs that WorkSafe have developed to help your business prevent MSDs from hazardous manual handling.

Manual handling videos for employers

Learn how you can address one of Victoria's most common causes of workplace injury and an overview of the OHS regulations you need to meet.

Jared Hobley

Jared Hobley

Acting Program Manager, Prevention Strategy and Planning, WorkSafe Victoria

Jared is the Acting Program Manager within the Health and Safety, Prevention Strategy and Planning unit at WorkSafe Victoria. He leads a team focussed on improving the capability of employers to prevent workplace injuries from hazardous manual handling..

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Rachael Luck

Rachael Luck

Senior Ergonomist, WorkSafe Victoria

Rachael is a physiotherapist and Senior Ergonomist within the Ergonomics and Human Factors Unit at WorkSafe Victoria. Rachael provides specialist knowledge and advice in the human factors and ergonomics (HFE) fields...

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