|Document ID (ISN)||75174|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Handling the news: Advice for newsagents and employees on safe handling of bundles
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1999. 8p. 5 ref.
||00-956.pdf [in English]
||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.
||printing industry; training material; deliverymen; manual handling
||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
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Materials handling and storage
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
Printing, photography and photocopying industry