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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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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – London, 12 July 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016

The course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone to become a DSE assessor.

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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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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – Buxton, 7 July 2016

Friday, June 3, 2016

Course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone to become a DSE assessor.

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Ergonomics – Buxton, 20-24 June 2016

Friday, May 20, 2016

This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce. No previous ergonomics or MSD experience is required.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – Buxton, 21 April 2016

Friday, March 25, 2016

The course will be most beneficial for health and safety providers with limited knowledge/experience of DSE risk management who wish to become an assessor.

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Ergonomics – Buxton, 11-15 April 2016

Friday, March 11, 2016

This five-day course provides the ergonomics theory and techniques used to maximize the design of the tools, tasks and workplaces for improved comfort, safety and performance of the workforce.

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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – London, 1 March 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

This course will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with the documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments.

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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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Musculoskeletal disorders in the cleaning industry

Thursday, January 28, 2016

New webpage, replacing guidance HSG234, providing information on MSD risks within the cleaning industry.

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RR1053 – Development of an intervention toolbox for common health problems in the workplace

Monday, January 11, 2016

The aim of the research was to look at the feasibility of developing a toolbox for the management of common health problems in the workplace. Reliable and valid evidence identifies the two most common health problems at work as musculoskeletal disorders and psychological ill-health (stress, anxiety and depression).

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ULDs: Risk assessment of repetitive tasks – Buxton, 27 January 2016

Monday, December 21, 2015

The course 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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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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Display screen equipment (DSE) risk management – Buxton, 21 January 2016

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to enable anyone to become a DSE assessor.

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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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Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Management – London, 1 December 2015

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

This course, delivered by experienced HSL ergonomists, will provide you with an understanding of DSE risks and approach to risk management and with documentation to provide your employer with risk assessments. The course covers the key elements for office DSE risk assessment and management and provides the information and techniques required to become a DSE assessor.

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HSE releases injury and ill-health statistics 2014/15

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

The full statistical report and industry specific data can be found online.

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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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