Manual tasks involving the handling of people code of practice 2001 - Queensland


The code states ways to prevent or minimise exposure to risk due to the handling of people that can cause or aggravate work related musculoskeletal disorders.

It applies to any workplace activity requiring the use of force by a person to hold, support, transfer (lift, lower, carry, push, pull, slide), or restrain another person at a workplace.

Please consult the agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Contact details

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Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Phone: 1300 362 128
Website: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (Opens in new window)