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MANUAL HANDLING

Failure to manage manual handling is costly

The High Court has considered the case of a nurse who developed chronic pain disorder following an accident at work. What happened and what should managers have done to prevent it? More...

MANUAL HANDLING

Choosing a sack truck

A simple way to reduce the amount of manual handling required of your delivery drivers is to provide them with sack trucks. What are they and what should you consider when purchasing one? More...

MANUAL HANDLING

Getting to grips with hoists

The HSE has recently issued new official guidance on the use of patient hoists and slings for moving the elderly and disabled. What is its legal status, who does it apply to and what does it say? More...

MANUAL HANDLING

Water coolers

Water coolers are becoming an increasingly common sight in the workplace. They aren’t an obvious safety hazard, but there are more risks associated with them than you may realise. What are they and how can you reduce them? More...

MANUAL HANDLING

Stuck fast

You’ve got to lift the manhole covers on your site, but they’re stuck fast. What methods should you adopt to prise them free and what are the main health and safety issues involved? More...
Last updated: 12.12.2018

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