Saturday, 29 October 2011

FAQs - Musculoskeletal Disorders - Manual Handling and Label

This is a useful FAQ Document by the UK Health and Safety Executive.

Sample Question:

What can be done to help prevent manual handling injuries?

Answer: In simple terms, the main thing is a risk assessment, though there are other considerations: Firstly, does the load need to be moved at all?

If so, can it be moved mechanically? For example by using a handling aid, such as a pallet truck, an electric or hand-powered hoist, or a conveyor? Advice on the many different types of lifting and handling aids is contained in. Are you making the best use of lifting and handling aids?

Click here > FAQs - Musculoskeletal Disorders - Manual Handling and Label

Source HSE

Free to try QHSE Software Solutions for Businesses

Risk Assessment Software
Accident Managenent Software
Document Issuing and Management System
Staff Sickness and Absenteeism Management and Trend Finding Software