Reducing manual handling risks in carpet retail

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Reducing manual handling risks in carpet retail

Reducing manual handling risks in carpet retail

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 about the risk of manual handling injury in carpet retail. It is aimed at manufacturers, delivery staff and carpet retailers. It includes examples of risk assessments which can be used to help identify and reduce the risk of manual handling injury to drivers when delivering carpets.

 

This guidance is about the risk of manual handling injury in carpet retail. It is aimed at manufacturers, delivery staff and carpet retailers. It includes examples of risk assessments which can be used to help identify and reduce the risk of manual handling injury to drivers when delivering carpets.

 

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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
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Employers
Year
2015