Healthy, Safe and Productive Lives
This guide gives direction on the actions that need to be taken in order to manage ergonomic risks at workplace level. It explains the main ergonomic risk factors that may aﬀect a person’s health when carrying out work activities, outlines the risk assessment process involved in managing ergonomic risks, and gives guidance on useful risk assessment tools that can be used to quantify ergonomic risk factors.
Farmers should be aware that some aspects of this physical work involve a risk of musculoskeletal injury, particularly back injury.
This publication demonstrates examples of how companies introduced a range of engineering and organisational improvements in the way work is carried out to avoid or reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injury.
It describes a range of measures that companies can consider to minimise exposure of their workforce to poor ergonomic conditions.
This information sheet focuses on risk-reduction measures for systems of work used for the manual handling of glazing units from a storage area on site to the point of installation.
This guide gives practical information on actions that can be taken to manage the potential hazard of manual handling in transport and storage.
This factsheet aims to highlight the physical risk factors associated with the manual handling of roof panels and to present examples of how such risk factors can be reduced.
This short, practical guide offers guidance on useful interventions that can be put in place to address the issue of injury due to manual handling in the hospitality sector.
This guide gives practical information on actions that can be taken to prevent and manage Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) in the workplace.
This guide has been put together as an introduction to the management of manual handling in the construction sector.
This guide gives direction and practical information to those that work in the manufacturing sector on action that can be taken to manage the potential hazard of manual handling in the workplace.