Health & Safety
Top Tips for Manual Handling
Manual Handling – Top Tips
I have now been a Manual Handling Consultant for 7 years working in the Health & Care Industry; training Nurses, Health Care Assistants & Therapists on safer Patient Handling. Also training Council staff on Inanimate Load Handling and find that there are still some gaps in employee training. I highlight what I believe are the Manual Handling Top Tips which if followed will reduce the risk of injury.
In this blog I will be going through a check list of things to consider addressing before and during any manual handling tasks.
Risk Assess any Manual Handling Task
Ensure Employees have had correct Manual Handling Training
Bella Glover – Moving & Handling Consultant