HSE RSS feeds » Manual handling http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 06 Jul 2017 12:49:05 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 13 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:25:02 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57835 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. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 12 July 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:31:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57826 Manual handling is one of the main causes of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD), which are the second most common occupational injuries within the UK and make up nearly half of all work-related ill health seen by general practitioners (GPs) are MSD related.

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 – Buxton, 24 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:04:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57700 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. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 23 May 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:52:17 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=57698 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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HSL: Upper Limb Disorders Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks – Buxton, 22 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:47:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52835 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. It will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

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HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – Buxton, 21 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Tue, 07 Mar 2017 10:41:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52832 This course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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National furniture company fined £1m for safety failings http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/national-furniture-company-fined-1m-for-safety-failings/ http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/national-furniture-company-fined-1m-for-safety-failings/#comments Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:12:03 +0000 HSE http://press.hse.gov.uk/2017/national-furniture-company-fined-1m-for-safety-failings/10468 http://news.hse.gov.uk/2017/02/22/national-furniture-company-fined-1m-for-safety-failings/feed/ 0 HSL: Manual Handling for Assessors – London, 9 Mar 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Sun, 12 Feb 2017 20:04:16 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52802 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: Manual handling for Assessors – Buxton, 24 Jan 2017 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:50:42 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52618 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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RR1079 – Access to and work on flatbed vehicles http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1079.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/research/rrhtm/rr1079.htm#comments Sat, 19 Nov 2016 09:09:31 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52490 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:04:10 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52454 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/upper-limb-disorders-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:13:09 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52293 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2016 16:11:44 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52289 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg478.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg478.htm#comments Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15:28:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52236 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) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l23.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l23.htm#comments Thu, 08 Sep 2016 09:11:54 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52233 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) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/hsg246.htm#comments Wed, 10 Aug 2016 10:02:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=52127 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 http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london-- http://www.hsl.gov.uk/health-and-safety-training-courses/manual-handling-for-assessors---london--#comments Fri, 10 Jun 2016 10:49:38 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=51901 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors-london.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors-london.htm#comments Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:10:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50897 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm#comments Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:10:41 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50478 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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-manual-handling-for-assessors.htm#comments Wed, 04 Nov 2015 14:35:07 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=50089 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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