Guidance on preventing manual handling injuries

Structural Survey

ISSN: 0263-080X

Article publication date: 1 July 2004

Citation

(2004), "Guidance on preventing manual handling injuries", Structural Survey, Vol. 22 No. 3. https://doi.org/10.1108/ss.2004.11022cae.003

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2004, Emerald Group Publishing Limited


Guidance on preventing manual handling injuries

Guidance on preventing manual handling injuries

The health and safety executive (HSE) has published revised manual handling guidance, helping employers and employees to take sensible steps to reduce injuries. The new guidance, L23 Manual Handling: Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended) and INDG143 (rev2) Getting to grips with manual handling: a short guide, have been thoroughly revised to take into account of improved knowledge of the risks from manual handling and how to avoid them. Copies of L23 Manual handling: Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (as amended) – Guidance on Regulations, ISBN 0 7176 2823 X, price £8.95, are available from HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk, CO10 6FS. Tel.: 01787 881165; Fax: 01787 313995; Web site: www.hsebooks.co.uk/. Copies of INDG143 (rev2) “Getting to grips with manual handling: a short guide”, ISBN 0 7176 2828 0 for priced packs of ten, individual copies free, also from HSE Books. For more information, visit the Web site: www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg143.pdf