This 20-page guide provides general advice for employers on how to assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling tasks at work.
Manual handling is defined as the moving of loads and items either by lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying, and it is carried out in a huge range of workplaces and work settings – from offices to warehouses; transport to healthcare.
This 20-page guide is based on HSE guidance and provides general tips for employers on ways of assessing and reducing the risk of injury. Topics covered include:
- Reducing the risks
- Pushing and pulling
- Roll cages.