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Manual Handling Poster (A2)

Manual Handling Poster

Full colour A2 manual handling poster summarises how to lift safely; manual handling task assessment; manual handling legislation. Poor manual handling techniques can easily cause permanent disability. This manual handling poster shows

  • How to avoid the need for hazardous manual handling wherever possible

  • How to assess and reduce risk of injury as far as reasonably practicable

  • Ways in which to take reasonable care of your own health and safety

Your empty wall space is a manual handling training opportunity. Get your manual handling poster today!

DID YOU KNOW?

You can use ‘Manual Handling Poster’ in conjunction with ‘Manual Handling Booklets’ and ‘Manual Handling DVDs’ to complete your manual handling safety training regime and comply with manual handling laws! SEE PRODUCTS BELOW.


Manual Handling Requirements

Employers have a duty to provide manual handling training courses to their staff. Manual handling training is a legal requirement of the Manual Handling Regulations which is the main source of health & safety regulation for lifting & carrying loads at work. Manoeuvres that involve lifting, pushing, pulling and twisting are referred to as health and safety manual handling tasks. Below are some points that are found in our manual handling training materials:

Anyone who has to perform manual handling or move items in their workplace wherever they work has the right to be trained in Manual Handling. Manual handling training should cover:-

  1. Knowledge of manual handling for responsibilities of managers/supervisors.
  2. An understanding of manual handling law and manual handling risk assessments and the first principles of manual handling weight guidelines.
  3. An understanding of the basic structure of the spine and injuries that can occur through poor manual handling practices.
  4. Moving inanimate objects, pushing and pulling techniques and approaching manual handling as a team.