Manual Handling

[columnize][dropcap]M[/dropcap]any accidents are caused by lifting heavy things too often, by twisting round to stack things at the side, or by pulling loads when ‘giving a good heave’. Most can be prevented, in fact, employers have the legal duty to reduce exposure to such risks. “So far as is reasonably practical,” states the HSE Manual Handling Regulations, companies should “avoid the need for their employees to undertake any manual handling operations at work which involve a risk to their being injured'. It’s not only in employers' legal interests to make sure their employees are handling goods and loads safely, it's [...]

By |June 2nd, 2014|Categories: Advice, safety|Comments Off on Manual Handling
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