E-fact 44 - Checklist for the prevention of manual handling risks

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E-fact 44 - Checklist for the prevention of manual handling risks

E-fact 44 - Checklist for the prevention of manual handling risks

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This checklist is aimed at helping to carry out a risk assessment and it
includes questions related to all aspects of manual handling and offers
examples of preventive measures that can help to improve handling and
therefore reduce risks.

This checklist is aimed at helping to carry out a risk assessment and it
includes questions related to all aspects of manual handling and offers
examples of preventive measures that can help to improve handling and
therefore reduce risks.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
Awkward postures
Fast-paced work
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Worker participation
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2008