Identifying and assessing hazardous manual tasks

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Identifying and assessing hazardous manual tasks

Identifying and assessing hazardous manual tasks

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Australia
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Worksafe Australia
Provider (Original)
Worksafe Australia

Description

This guide provides information on how to conduct  a risk assessment on manual tasks identified as being hazardous. In this information, several references to other sources of information which cab be useful on this topic, are given. This guideline is a good starting point for entrepreneurs and/or OSH consultants in Australia to start a risk assessment. 

 

This guide provides information on how to conduct  a risk assessment on manual tasks identified as being hazardous. In this information, several references to other sources of information which cab be useful on this topic, are given. This guideline is a good starting point for entrepreneurs and/or OSH consultants in Australia to start a risk assessment. 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
Risk assessment
Target audience
Workers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2019