The Loads 2
course (4 days) uses a load simulator to enable the participants to become familiar with the nine Fundamental Postures and Actions without preconceived ideas of how to move a specific load. One person transfers of loads from ground, optimal and shoulder height are covered.
The course focuses on embedding safe manual task principles based on Chaput. These principles are:
- Physical safety.
- Economy of effort.
- Using the load to help.
The aims of the course are to:
- Give an overview of a participatory ergonomics-based strategy for the reduction of manual task injuries in industry.
- Develop the ability to share knowledge associated with risk management.
- Deliver skills training so that you can use self protective behavior.
- Develop an understanding of the manutention method.
At the conclusion of the course, a competent participant will be able to:
- Discuss the impact of specific loads factors on handling.
- Apply fundamental postures and actions to a variety of manual tasks within the industrial environment.
- Give and receive feedback according to adult learning principles.
- Show evidence of understanding of Work Safety and Health and risk management within industrial environment.
- Apply Chaput’s principles for risk control to a variety of manual tasks.
A participant must successfully complete the following formal assessments to be deemed competent in Loads 2:
- Demonstrate a learned Manutention techniques to the group.
- Critically review the presentation of a peer.
- Evaluate a work health and safety scenario in writing.
- A work health and safety test.
- A manutention theory test.
- A fundamental postures and actions theory test.
- Develop two objectives for a short course training session.
- Three physical tests.
For further information please contact:
Administration Assistant, AAMP (WA)
P: 0450 800 592
PO Box 18
Subiaco 6904 WA