Toolbox Talk: Manual Handling. Somerset College Safety, Health and Environment. What is Manual Handling?. Moving a load by hand or bodily force: Lifting Putting down Pushing Pulling Carrying. Three things to always remember!. 1 - Always use mechanical methods if possible e.g.
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Toolbox Talk: Manual Handling
Safety, Health and Environment
1 - Always use mechanical methods if possible e.g.
2 - Know what YOU can handle!
rock the load from side to side,
then try lifting a small amount
3 - Look around you
Straighten your knees to stand up
Use your leg muscles
Keep the load close to your body
Keep your head up
Make sure you have a clear
view of where you are going.