Manual Handling

MANUAL HANDLING

 

The HSE is very clear that as part of managing the health and safety of your business, you must control the risks in your workplace. This should be no surprise when incorrect manual handling is in fact one of the most common causes of work related injuries It causes work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) which account for over 40% of reported workplace injuries 2015/16 . (The latest statistics from the HSE can be found at; www.hse.gov.uk/statistics/causdis/musculoskeletal/index.htm.)

We can offer you:

  • A tailored service to help assess your operation to identify where such injuries can and may occur.
  • Advice on alternative handling methods
  • Support to influence behaviour and ways of working
  • In house training to develop improved manual handling techniques
  • Support to review any previous manual handling accidents or incidents.

 

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