JTA is a leading provider of safety services with over 30 years’ experience in conducting manual handling risk assessments. According to WorkSafe, poorly designed or incorrect manual handling tasks are the biggest cause of injuries in Victorian workplaces. The cost of these injuries to your business can be reduced significantly as they are manageable and preventable.
Every business has potentially hazardous manual handling tasks. Our experienced Occupational Hygienists will identify any physical or environment hazards which put your workers at risk and recommend the appropriate actions to eliminate or reduce those risks. Highly qualified and knowledgeable, they will ensure you are compliant with all safety legislation.
There are specific laws and regulations in relation to managing manual handling tasks. The regulations require you to:
Your duty as an employer is to protect your workers and failure to appropriately manage hazardous manual tasks may result in a breach of WHS/OHS laws.
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