Manual Tasks for Industry



Explore the simple yet essential practices for completing manual tasks in the workplace safely. More injuries occur in the workplace from unsafe manual tasks than any other cause so it is vital that all workers understand manual task injuries, manual task risk factors, as well as the principles of safe handling, and much more. Ensuring that every worker understands how to undertake manual tasks safely helps pave the way for a safer working environment for every member of the organisation.

The topics covered in this training session are:

  • Manual task injuries and how your back works
  • It could happen to you!
  • Manual task risk factors
  • Principles of safe manual tasks

Completion of the theory assessment will take place online.


  • Ability to read, write and understand English
  • Must have access to a computer with internet connection


This course will consist of short videos and reading material followed by multiple choice questions. This course is completed at your own pace and should take approximately 35 minutes.


On successful completion of this course students will be issued with a Certificate of Completion for Manual Tasks for Industry.

To enrol in this course, click “Book Now” to complete our online enrolment form. Once your booking has been processed you will be sent an email containing your login details to commence the online course.