Guide on Manual Handling Risk Assessment in the Retail Sector

The work tasks conducted in the retail sector require people to engage in many different types of work activity. In some cases this will require a person to engage in a work practice which may involve a significant amount of physical activity. Manual handling is a physical activity which takes place in every workplace and in some cases the activity does not pose a problem; however, it is important to be aware that manual handling can be a potential workplace hazard where the activity requires, for example, a person to handle very heavy loads or lift loads to an unsafe height.


Year : 2010

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