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School operations

Manual Handling

1 Identify hazardous manual handling tasks

The principal and/or their delegate must identify hazardous manual handling tasks undertaken in the workplace in consultation with employees and health and safety representatives (HSR).

Refer to the Manual Handling GuideExternal Link for examples of hazardous manual handling tasks in schools.

A summary of these tasks should be included in the ‘Hazard Description’ column of your workplace OHS Risk RegisterExternal Link .

Chapter 1 of the Manual Handling Procedure on identifying hazardous manual handling tasks in schools

Reviewed 26 June 2020

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