Revised manual handling guide published

February 2020 – HSE

The leaflet ‘Manual handling at work: A brief guide’ (INDG143) has been updated.

The leaflet is aimed at employers and explains the problems associated with manual handling, with guidance on how to deal with them. The updated version includes:

• more information on the simple risk filters for lifting and lowering and carrying operations
• simplified advice on pushing and pulling, with new simple filter pushing/pulling illustrations

Download a free version, or alternatively purchase a hard copy on the HSE Books website.

You can find out more about preventing manual handling risks in your workplace with HSE’s online step-by-step guide.


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