Manual Handling of Loads - Lifting, Holding, Carrying, Pulling, Pushing

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Manual Handling of Loads - Lifting, Holding, Carrying, Pulling, Pushing

Manuelle Lastenhandhabung - Heben, Halten, Tragen, Ziehen, Schieben

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
International
Languages

Czech

German

English

Spanish

Croatian

Provider
Provider (English)
The International Social Security Association (ISSA)
Provider (Original)
The International Social Security Association (ISSA)

Description

This Guide is provided by the International Social Security Association (ISSA) to support Mmall and Medium Sized Enterprises to carry out a risk assessment. It is intended to conform to the requirement for a risk assessment during operations with manual load handling. 

Die Broschüre der Internationalen Vereinigung für Soziale Sicherheit (ISSA) dient der Erfüllung der Forderung nach einer Gefährdungsbeurteilung bei Tätigkeiten mit manueller Lastenhandhabung. Sie ist vor allem zur Unterstüzung von Kleinen und Mttleren Unternehmen gedacht. 

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Language of original language description

Czech

German

English

Spanish

Croatian

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Other
Purpose of the material
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Supervisor
Year
2012