Moving food and drink: manual handling solutions for the food and drink industries (hsg196)

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Moving food and drink: manual handling solutions for the food and drink industries (hsg196)

Moving food and drink: manual handling solutions for the food and drink industries (hsg196)

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 book is for all employers in the food and drink industries whose work might be putting their employees’ muscles and joints at risk of damage. It shows simple and cost-effective ways of reducing both acute and chronic injuries – the solutions described were successful answers to actual problems experienced by companies.

 

This book is for all employers in the food and drink industries whose work might be putting their employees’ muscles and joints at risk of damage. It shows simple and cost-effective ways of reducing both acute and chronic injuries – the solutions described were successful answers to actual problems experienced by companies.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
ACCOMMODATION AND FOOD SERVICE ACTIVITIES
Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Reducing/minimising the risk by organisational measures, e.g. reducing the number of workers exposed, job rotation
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Priority area
Prevention
Year
2014