Health, Disability and Aged Care

Hazardous Manual Task Training for Low Care Community Support Workers

This course is in the base subscription pack
Category
Health, Disability and Aged Care
Course Duration
0:99
Subject Matter Expert
Safe Work Practice
Provider
Safe Work Practice
Countries
AU

This training package is intended for workers working in the community visiting people’s homes or smaller residential facilities that house people with disabilities, often supporting people who are able to walk and often houses that support people with intellectual disabilities, rather than physical ones.

Target Audience

Low Care Community Support Workers

Learning Outcomes

This product from Safe Work Practice contains the following Sessions:

Session 1: Theory Behind Hazardous Manual Task Principles (Fundamental Movements and Postures)

  • Hazardous manual tasks principles
  • Safe postures and movements for static and dynamic tasks 
  • Fundamental movements and postures
  • Anatomy and common mechanisms of injury

Session 2: Land Based Tasks for Healthcare Workers

  • Application of hazardous manual tasks principles to land based clinical tasks 
  • Application of safe movements and postures to perform effective land based clinical tasks 
  • Natural biomechanics of land-based tasks
  • Hazard management in relation to land based tasks
  • Anatomy and common mechanisms of injury when performing land-based tasks 
  • Aids and equipment available to empower patients/ residents/ clients/ customers to regain independence at land-based tasks

Session 3: Basic Bed Based Tasks for Healthcare Workers

  • Application of hazardous manual tasks principles to basic bed based clinical tasks 
  • Application of safe movements and postures to perform effective basic bed based clinical tasks 
  • Natural biomechanics of basic bed-based tasks
  • Hazard management in relation to basic bed-based tasks
  • Anatomy and common mechanisms of injury when performing basic bed-based tasks 
  • Aids and equipment available to empower patients/ residents/ clients/ customers to regain independence at basic bed-based tasks

Session 5: Stand lifter Vs Stand Aid Transfers for Healthcare Workers

  • Application of hazardous manual tasks principles to stand aid and stand lifter transfers  
  • Application of safe movements and postures to perform effective stand aid and stand lifter transfer tasks 
  • Hazard management in relation to stand aid and stand lifter tasks
  • Anatomy and common mechanisms of injury when performing stand aid and stand lifter tasks

Session 7: Vehicle Loading for Healthcare Workers

  • Hazardous manual tasks principles in relation to vehicle loading and transfers
  • Safe postures and movements for vehicle loading and transfers
  • Hazard management strategies to load equipment into varying vehicle shapes 
  • Common mechanisms of injury in relation to vehicle loading

Session 10: Movement of Loads and Materials for Workers

  • Application of hazardous manual tasks principles to the movement of loads and materials  
  • Application of safe movements and postures to perform effective movement of loads and materials 
  • Hazard management in relation to the movement of loads and materials 
  • Common mechanisms of injury when performing movement of loads  
Theory Behind Hazardous Manual Task Principles (Fundamental Movements and Postures) Land Based Tasks for Healthcare Workers Basic Bed Based Tasks for Healthcare Workers Hoist Lifter Transfer Tasks for Healthcare Workers Stand lifter Vs Stand Aid Transfers for Healthcare Workers Advanced Bed Based Tasks for Healthcare Workers Vehicle Loading for Healthcare Workers Falls Management Ergonomics Movement of Loads and Materials for Workers