Almost every workplace will require some sort of manual handling activities to be carried out so it is imperative that the correct risk assessments and training are conducted before doing so.
If done incorrectly, manual handling can cause serious and long-term damage to your employee’s physical health.
Manual handling risk assessments ensure that your employees understand the importance of correct lifting techniques and the health risks associated with these types of activities as well as ensuring that appropriate procedures are in place for heavier loads such as lifting machinery.
The importance of Manual Handling Risk Assessment
Manual Handling risk assessment ensures that your employees understand the importance of correct lifting techniques and the health risks associated with manual handling activities in the workplace.
Manual handling tasks are one of the top three causes of injuries at work yet it can be easily avoided if the right assessment has been carried out beforehand, and staff are appropriately trained.
Safety First’s manual handling risk assessments
The Safety First team has many years of experience in manual handling risk assessment. We will carry out a full assessment and detail our findings in a comprehensive report.