What Is A Manual Handling Risk Assessment?
It is a report that highlights any potential risks in a person’s work routine. From the assessment, we can create clear safety policies, provide relevant training, and communicate sensible working conduct for your workers. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, states the employer has a legal duty to protect the safety, health and welfare of their employees.
An up-to-date manual handling policy will help kept accidents to a minimum.
Who Is Responsible For A Manual Handling Risk Assessment?
The employer is legally responsible for ensuring risk assessments are carried out as stated in the Manual Handling Operations Regulation 1992. pm Connections can oversee the assessments, and regularly monitor and review all outcomes to ensure procedures are followed correctly.
Carrying Out A Manual Handling Risk Assessment.
A risk assessment pinpoints any risk employees may encounter while at work. Implementing safety measures can prevent any practices which could cause any potential accidents.
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Our experts can answer all questions involving manual handling risk assessment to create a safe and productive environment, which focuses on employee’s safety and morale. For more information, please contact 01925 649 818 or complete the form.