Manual Handling - Risk Assessment

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 10 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.


This risk assessment will enable managers and/or health and safety representatives to identify manual handling risks to health and safety created by poor technique, inappropriate loads or unsafe working conditions.

Musculoskeletal Disorders are the most common cause of occupational ill health in Great Britain. This risk assessment will enable managers and users to understand the risks associated with manual handling and take appropriate measures to reduce them.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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The title covers:

- Load position
- Body movement
- Load movement
- Work rate
- Load size
- Ease of handling
- Load characteristics
- Environment
- Physical capacity


The aim of this product is to enable the leaner to identify manual handling risks to health and safety. It is suitable for every worker potentially exposed to the relevant risks.

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