|Document ID (ISN)||111056|
|Convention or series no.
||Guide on manual handling risk assessment in the retail sector
||Health and Safety Authority, The Metropolitan Building, James Joyce Street, Dublin 1, Ireland, 2010. 34p. Illus.
||HAS0357.pdf [in English]
||This short, practical guide has been prepared to provide guidance on useful interventions that can be made in the retail sector to address the issue of injury caused by manual handling. The guide aims: to outline briefly the legislation underpinning the need to address manual handling activity in the workplace; to outline briefly the reasons why it is necessary to put improvements in place to avoid or reduce manual handling; to explain in simple and practical terms the manual handling risk assessment process; to illustrate through worked examples and case studies how a manual handling risk assessment can be completed.
||Ireland; manual handling; hazard evaluation; safe working methods; retail trade
||premises; warehouses; storage; musculoskeletal diseases; injuries; safety guides; falling objects; risk factors
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Ireland|
||Materials handling and storage
Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport