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MANUAL HANDLING TRAINING VIDEO
WHAT IS MANUAL HANDLING? Definition: Using your body to exert force in order to: “ ” Handle Support or Restrain
A repetitive or prolonged application of force, movement or an awkward posture.
Exposure to sustained vibration.
Handling live people or animals.
Handling unstable or unbalanced loads.
MSD ’S = M USCULO S KELETAL D ISORDERS Muscular sprains and strains. Back injuries. RSIs (Repetitive Strain Injuries). Abdominal hernias. Soft tissue injuries (wrists, arms, shoulders, neck or legs). Chronic pain.
NOTE: Purchased DVD pack has a video embedded here. It is an interview with a safety manager with her story of a worker now suffering permanent back pain because of an accumulated injury over time.
4 STEPS TO AVOID HAZARDOUS MANUAL HANDLING 1. Consult 2. Find 3. Fix 4. Review
1. CONSULT You know your work area best. It doesn’t hurt to speak up.
2. FIND Carefully work through a JSA / SWMS for Hazardous Manual Handling
3. FIX Eliminate it: Make it better: Know how to do it:
4. REVIEW Always try to improve the way we do things. Carry out a JSA / SWMS for any change in procedure.
LIFTING & CARRYING TECHNIQUES Check the path. Position yourself for the lift. Assess the Lift. Back straight, bend knees, squat for the lift. Keep load close to your body.
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