Manual Handling appendix 1

  • OBUHSN-34 Appendix 1: Guidance for managers on staff at risk

    To decide what categories of staff may be susceptible to risk of injury when carrying out manual handling, consideration must be given to:

    1. The tasks being undertaken;
    2. The loads to be moved;
    3. Working environment;
    4. Individual capability.

    Examples of manual handling categories who are most susceptible to risk of injury:

    • Caretakers;
    • Storekeepers;
    • Library Staff;
    • Audio - Visual Staff;
    • Catering Services Staff;
    • Grounds Staff;
    • Print Room Staff;
    • Technicians who move large components/equipment.