Guide on manual handling risk assessment in the manufacturing sector

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Guide on manual handling risk assessment in the manufacturing sector

Guide on manual handling risk assessment in the manufacturing sector

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Írsko
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Health and safety autority
Provider (Original)
Health and safety autority

Description

This guide gives direction and practical information to those that work in the manufacturing sector on action that can be taken to manage the potential hazard of manual handling in the workplace.

 

This guide gives direction and practical information to those that work in the manufacturing sector on action that can be taken to manage the potential hazard of manual handling in the workplace.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
PRIEMYSELNÁ VÝROBA
Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Všetci (žiadna konkrétna skupina)
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
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Prevencia
Year
2013