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Category: Manual handling

Manual handling in the workplace

Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 2 December 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation. It is suited to employers and employee representatives who intend to begin the process of manual handling risk assessment and control within their companies.

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INDG438 – Assessment of repetitive tasks of the upper limbs (the ART tool)

Friday, October 16, 2015

The assessment of repetitive tasks (ART) tool is designed to help you risk assess tasks that require repetitive moving of the upper limbs (arms and hands). It helps you assess some of the common risk factors in repetitive work that contribute to the development of upper limb disorders (ULDs).

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INDG439 – Reducing manual handling risks in carpet retail (rev1)

Friday, October 9, 2015

This guidance is about the risk of manual handling injury in carpet retail. It is aimed at manufacturers, delivery staff and carpet retailers. It outlines the legal requirements of the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 and includes information on the most common manual handling risks when moving carpets. 

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INDG470 – Handling newspaper and magazine bundles

Friday, October 9, 2015

This leaflet is aimed at employers and others involved in the production and distribution of newspaper and magazine bundles and includes advice for newsagents. It includes guidance on the task, the load, the working environment and individual capability as well as specific advice on loading vehicles, moving loads and making up orders.

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Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton (HSL), 4 November 2015

Thursday, October 1, 2015

The course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 22 September 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

This HSL run course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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Variable Manual Handling Assessment Chart (V-MAC) Tool

Monday, August 3, 2015

The V-MAC is a new online tool, to be used with the MAC tool, to assess manual handling operations where the load weights are variable. It is best suited for order picking and distribution systems which can automatically generate the data for importing into the V-MAC.

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