Find out about your obligations for hazardous manual tasks under workplace health and safety laws and codes of practice.
In order to understand your obligations, and the workplace health and safety requirements for hazardous manual tasks, you should consider and understand all the applicable legislation and codes of practice.
- Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Chapter 4 Hazardous Manual Tasks)
Codes of practice
- Hazardous manual tasks Code of Practice 2021 (PDF, 1.39 MB)
- Manual Tasks Involving the Handling of People Code of Practice 2001 (PDF, 1.18 MB)