Job aid - manual material handling

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Job aid - manual material handling

Job aid - manual material handling

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)
Provider (Original)
Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS)

Description

This info sheet gives some practical information on hazard involved with manual handling, and how to control these hazards. Manual material handling work is carried out in most workplaces. Musculoskeletal injuries are a common hazard for workers who perform this type of work.

 

This infosheet gives some practical information on hazars involved with manual handling, and how to control these hazards. Manual material handling work is carried out in most workplaces. Musculoskeletal injuries are a common hazard for workers who perform this type of work.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2020