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Category: Manual handling

Manual handling in the workplace

RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles

Saturday, November 19, 2016

This report describes a multi-disciplinary, mixed-method approach to research on this topic, comprising both quantitative and qualitative analysis, undertaken to establish contributory factors to incidents and areas of concern when accessing or working on flatbed vehicles.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 7 Dec 2016

Friday, November 4, 2016

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

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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – HSL Buxton, 20 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

This course will equip you with the knowledge to use the ART tool to help recognise, assess, and reduce upper limb disorder risks in your organisation.

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HSL: Manual handling for Assessors – HSL Buxton, 19 Oct 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

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

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INDG478 – Risk assessment of pushing and pulling (RAPP) tool

Thursday, September 8, 2016

This new tool is aimed at those responsible for health and safety in workplaces – employers, managers and safety representatives. It will help you identify high-risk pushing and pulling operations and check the effectiveness of any risk-reduction measures.

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L23 – Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 – Guidance on Regulations (fourth edition)

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The publication has been restructured into four parts, with the regulations and brief guidance in Part 1 and more detailed guidance to help carry out risk assessments and control risks in Parts 2-4. It explains how to avoid, assess and reduce the risk of injury from manual handling.

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HSG246 – Safety in the storage and handling of steel and other metal stock (Second edition)

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This revised guidance is aimed at directors, owners, managers and supervisors and pays particular attention to the most common hazards, including (un)loading of delivery vehicles, storage systems, workplace transport, mechanical lifting and injuries from sharp edges.

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Manual handling for assessors – London, 13 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

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.

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Manual handling for assessors – London, 2 March 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

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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Manual handling for assessors – Buxton, 26 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

This 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, 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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RR1026 – Validation of the HSE manual handling assessment charts as predictors of work-related low back pain

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The aim of this research was to ascertain whether HSE’s ‘Manual handling Assessment Charts’ (MAC tool) could be used to predict workers losing time from work due to low back pain.

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RR999 – Evaluation of the use of the pushing and pulling operations risk assessment tool by dutyholders

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

This report describes the usability testing of a prototype tool for assessing the manual handling risks associated with tasks involving pushing or pulling of loads.

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Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 9 December 2014

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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

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