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Document ID (ISN)75174
CIS number 00-956
Year 1999
Convention or series no. IACL106
Health and Safety Executive
Title Handling the news: Advice for newsagents and employees on safe handling of bundles
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1999. 8p. 5 ref.
Internet access 00-956.pdf [in English]
Abstract Manual handling of newspaper and magazine bundles can cause strains or serious injuries over time. This guidance is intended for newsagents and their employees who manually handle bundles of newspapers and magazines, for example while palletizing, loading and unloading delivery vehicles or picking-up bundles at wholesale premises. It contains general practical information on manual handling, the use of trolleys, night work, pregnant women and young workers.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; training material; deliverymen; manual handling
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; lighting; night work; work posture; palletization; loading and unloading; hand trucks; falls on the level; expectant mothers; young persons; repetitive strain injury; safety guides; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Materials handling and storage
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Road transportation
Printing, photography and photocopying industry