Manual Handling Procedure

This Manual Handling Procedure sets out the practical step-by-step instructions that all school staff must follow to implement the Manual Handling policy. This procedure must be implemented in consultation with the health and safety representative/s (HSR), school staff and the health and safety committee or OHS working group (if established).

The procedure contains the following steps:

  • Preparing, planning and ongoing management of hazardous manual handling risk
  • Identifying and assessing the risks of hazardous manual handling
  • Controlling the risks
  • Hazard, incident and near miss reporting.
Table of contents for the Manual Handling Procedure

Reviewed 12 October 2023

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