MANUAL HANDLING ASSESSMENT

Manual Handling Assessment
LEGAL: The Manual Handling Operations Regulations;
If hazardous manual handling cannot be avoided a risk assessment must be carried out

MANUAL HANDLING:

  • Transporting or supporting of a load
  • Lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving by hand or by bodily force
  • We also consider less forceful repetitive handling

OUR MANUAL HANDLING ASSESSMENTSERVICE:


We will:

  • Identify hazards and risks associated with:
    • The handling task
    • The load
    • The environment
    • Individual handlers
    • Any risky repetitive handling
    • Any other factors
  • Identify any people who may be at risk
  • Evaluate the level of risk
  • Record the significant findings
  • Record the details of the action to be taken to reduce or remove the risk

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