Manual handling relates to the moving of items either by lifting, lowering, carrying, pushing or pulling. Accidents involving manual handling can have a long-lasting impact on personal and professional lives.
As a matter of fact, manual handling was the most frequent cause of over-seven-day injury in 2014/2015 and approximately 909,000 working days are lost each year due to handling injuries.
Download THSP’s A3 manual handling poster here for free. It includes a useful checklist to help improve safety for you and your colleagues in your workplace.