Manual handling (or ‘how to lift’) training does not reduce the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders.

The Heads of Workplace Safety Authority (HWSA) Australia and New Zealand have information about what works instead and what businesses can do to manage the risks of hazardous manual tasks.

'How to lift' training (HWSA) position statement (PDF 67 KB)
'How to lift' training (HWSA) FAQs (PDF 112 KB)