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Guide on manual handling risk assessment in the manufacturing sector [online]

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Internet only - free access
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Length:
20 p.
Publisher:
Dublin, Ireland: Health and Safety Authority
Year:
2013
ISBN-ISSN:
9781844961719
Type:
Electronic resource
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Abstract:
Gives direction and practical information to those that work in the manufacturing sector on action that can be taken to manage the potential hazard of manual handling in the workplace. This is necessary in order to work towards preventing musculoskeletal injuries at work and reducing exposure to high financial costs including compensation claims. The manufacturing sector covers a wide range of different business types including metalwork, woodworking, food processing, electronics, plastics and medical device production. The tasks conducted in the manufacturing sector require people to engage in different types of activity which sometimes may require manual handling.
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