Manual handling - manual handling operations regulations 1992 - guidance on regulations

Back to MSDs and filter
Manual handling - manual handling operations regulations 1992 - guidance on regulations

Manual handling - manual handling operations regulations 1992 - guidance on regulations

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 is mainly for employers, managers and safety representatives, but may also be useful for employees.  The guidance explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling. 

This guidance is mainly for employers, managers and safety representatives, but may also be useful for employees.  The guidance explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling. 

Access tool

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
Elimination of hazards
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)
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2016