Making the best use of lifting and handling aids

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Making the best use of lifting and handling aids

Making the best use of lifting and handling aids

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
United Kingdom
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Provider (Original)
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Description

This guidance gives several examples of lifting aides and is intended for managers, employees and their representatives and others involved in the selection of lifting and handling aids.

 

This guidance gives several examples of lifting aides and is intended for managers, employees and their representatives and others involved in the selection of lifting and handling aids.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
Not sector specific
Hazards
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)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2015