Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
Unit Information about the TLID1001 training material in this resource
This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to shift loads safely using manual handling methods. Work must be carried out in compliance with the relevant work health and safety (WHS)/occupational health and safety (OHS) regulations concerning the manual handling and movement of loads.
It includes assessing the risks associated with relocating the load, planning the relocation process and carrying out the relocation in accordance with the plan.
Work is performed under some supervision generally within a team environment.
Unit mapping information
This unit replaces and is equivalent to TLID1001A Shift materials safely using manual handling methods.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
Foundation skills essential to performance are explicit in the performance criteria of this unit of competency.
Unit sector or competency field
Prerequisite, co-requisite or interdependent assessment of units
As a minimum, assessment must satisfy applicable regulatory requirements, which include requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations, current at the time of assessment.
Assessment must occur in workplace operational situations where it is appropriate to do so; where this is not appropriate, assessment must occur in simulated workplace operational situations that replicate workplace conditions.
Assessment processes and techniques must be appropriate to the language, literacy and numeracy requirements of the work being performed and the needs of the candidate.
Resources for assessment must include:
a range of relevant exercises, case studies and/or other simulations
relevant and appropriate materials, tools, equipment and personal protective equipment currently used in industry
applicable documentation including workplace procedures, regulations, codes of practice and operation manuals