Manual Handling - Lifting Safety Talk

Product Description

This safety talk includes the full safety talk in MS Word, PowerPoint presentation and handouts for in the field talks, assessment and Answer Sheet.

Our safety talks can be edited to suit your needs or used as they are.  Below is a passage from the talk and you can view a preview of the talk in PDF:  TALK PREVIEW

Manual Handling - Lifting

Manual handling injuries account for an estimated 25 to 40% of all workplace injuries.  Almost every occupation has some manual handling tasks, which means that we are all at risk of manual handling injuries.  We all need to know how to perform manual handling tasks safely in order to prevent injuries.


At the end of this talk you will know:
• what manual handling is;
• the types of manual handling injuries;
• back injuries;
• the Four Principles of Lifting;
• carrying and setting down loads; and
• alternatives to lifting.