HSE RSS feeds » Manual handling http://news.hse.gov.uk News and updates about health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:17:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2 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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INDG438 – Assessment of repetitive tasks of the upper limbs (the ART tool) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg438.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg438.htm#comments Fri, 16 Oct 2015 12:24:58 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49816 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) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg439.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg439.htm#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:15:20 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49814

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 http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg470.htm http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg470.htm#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:00:22 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49812 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 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, 01 Oct 2015 10:05:55 +0000 HSE http://news.hse.gov.uk/?p=49655 The course will equip you with the knowledge to help recognise, assess and reduce manual handling risks in your organisation.

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