Guide on manual handling risk management in transport and storage

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Guide on manual handling risk management in transport and storage

Guide on manual handling risk management in transport and storage

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Ireland
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Health and safety autority
Provider (Original)
Health and safety autority

Description

This guide gives practical information on actions that can be taken to manage the potential hazard of manual handling in transport and storage. 

 

This guide gives practical information on actions that can be taken to manage the potential hazard of manual handling in transport and storage. 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
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
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2013