Manual Handling & Hand Tools

The units of competency covered in this course are:

  • TLIB1028 Maintain and Use Hand Tools
  • TLID1001 Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify hazards associated with manual handling activities
  • Describe the types of injuries that can result from unsafe manual handling activities
  • Identify techniques that can reduce the likelihood of injuries from manual handling activities
  • Outline factors that must be considered when planning for manual handling activities
  • Identify the requirements for safe handling and use of hazardous substances
  • Demonstrate correct team lifting techniques
  • Understand why the correct hand tool must be used for each work task
  • Identify the action that must be taken if the correct tool is not available for a particular work tasks
  • Understand why hand tools should be maintained in a clean and serviceable state
  • Identify the action to be taken when hand tools are found to be unsafe or unserviceable
  • Identify a range of hand tools and what they are used for
  • Identify any additional PPE requirements for a range of hand tools
  • Understand the safety requirements for using at least 7 hand tools, and
  • Demonstrate the safe use of at least 7 hand tools.

 

Note: These two courses are included in the Rail Infrastructure Induction and Rail Labourer courses.

 

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a statement of attainment for TLIB1028 Maintain and Use Hand Tools and TLID1001 Shift Materials Safely Using Manual Handling Methods

Pre requisite

Nil

Course Duration

1 Day

Course Location

Training facility or on site as arranged

Course Booking Contact

Rail Training Coordinators