Manual Handling

NZQA Unit Standard 17459



Successful trainees receive NZQA Unit Standard 17459, Level 2, Credit 3 - Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe manual handling practices in the workplace

Course Duration

4-6 Hours


$110 plus gst per person

Course Overview

This unit standard is for people who require basic knowledge and skills for the manual handling of goods in the workplace. People credited with this unit standard are able, in the workplace, to: demonstrate knowledge of types of manual handling risks; describe injury risk reduction measures for manual handling; use safe manual handling practices with mechanical aids; and use safe manual handling practices without mechanical aids.