Manual handling assessments and training

Our manual handling assessments and training use proactive techniques to help minimise injuries caused by manual tasks in the workplace.

How can manual handling assessments help?

Manual handling causes a significant amount of all workplace injuries. Our manual handling assessments give you a comprehensive review of how your workers lift, lower, push, pull, carry, move, hold an object.

Assessments and education is vital to minimise workplace injuries by allowing you to provide the most appropriate education and introduce good practices.

Types of manual handling assessments provided:

General manual handling assessments

A general review of practices employed by workers within a workplace.

Task-specific manual handling assessments

A review of specific tasks undertaken.

Role-specific manual handling assessments

A review of all tasks and associated manual handling practices for a specific role.

Ideal outcomes of a manual handling assessment include:

  • A comprehensive report outlining key manual handling concerns, real-time recommendations and suggestions for supporting equipment (if needed)
  • A clear indication of whether the worker is capable of safely engaging in a specific role

Manual handling training includes:

Our manual handling training uses proactive techniques and education to help minimise injuries caused by manual tasks in the workplace.

With our manual handling training, your workers will be knowledgeable and empowered to perform their role with greater safety.

We can provide this training on an individual basis, or as a group.

Ideal outcomes of manual handling training include:

  • An upskilled workforce who understands manual handling procedures that impact their role
  • Reduced risk of injuries related to manual handling tasks
  • Safe manual handling practices

Why choose Acumen Health?

Wherever you need us, we can help

Our teams deliver services Australia-wide so wherever you, your employees or your clients are based, we’ll be there to help.

People first

An evidence-based holistic approach places a person’s health and wellbeing at the centre of everything we do.

Benefit from experience

Our consultants are health professionals with extensive industry experience, so you get the highest quality advice, assessments and reports.

Building partnerships

We work collaboratively and take the time to understand your needs to tailor our services and support to deliver you the best outcomes.

Acumen Health can service your needs right across Australia