SafeWork NSW - Manual Handling Safety @ Work

A free workshop to help employers better manage hazardous manual tasks using the PErforM (Participative Ergonomics for Manual Tasks) program


The session will develop your skills so that you:

  • understand the PErforM program and participative ergonomics
  • understand the resources required to implement PErforM in your workplace
  • can deliver PErforM training
  • can facilitate a manual tasks risk assessment using PErforM
  • can facilitate the management of manual tasks risks through developing and implementing effective controls
  • understand the importance of review and evaluation

You will also be able to practice using the PErforM risk assessment tool. This workshop is designed for people who:

  • will be implementing the PErforM program
  • occupy a position with access to management and workers
  • have good communication and motivational skills have knowledge of risk management and hazardous manual tasks
  • preferably have experience in training and facilitation is preferable

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