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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

Toolbox Talk: Manual Handling

Somerset College

Safety, Health and Environment

what is manual handling
What is Manual Handling?
  • Moving a load by hand or bodily force:
    • Lifting
    • Putting down
    • Pushing
    • Pulling
    • Carrying
three things to always remember
Three things to always remember!

1 - Always use mechanical methods if possible e.g.

  • Forklifts
  • Levers
  • Trolleys
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Three things to always remember!

2 - Know what YOU can handle!

  • Check the weight before you lift
  • Ask for assistance if you need it
  • Carry out a check:

rock the load from side to side,

then try lifting a small amount

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Three things to always remember!

3 - Look around you

  • Is there good lighting?
  • Are there obstacles in your path (steps, changes in levels, floors)
  • Weather – rain, wind, heat
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The six steps to Manual Handling
  • 3. Keep your back straight and bend Knees
the six steps to manual handling3
The six steps to Manual Handling
  • 4. Get a firm grip – use your whole hand
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The six steps to Manual Handling
  • 5. Raise the load smoothly

Straighten your knees to stand up

Use your leg muscles

Keep the load close to your body

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The six steps to Manual Handling
  • 6. Carry the load close to your body

Keep your head up

Make sure you have a clear

view of where you are going.

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