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Manual Handling - In the Office
It has been estimated that manual handling injuries account for between 25% and 40% of all workplace injuries.
Some people don’t realise that manual handling doesn’t just occur in workshops, factories, warehouses and stores but in every occupational environment, including the office.
This means that we are all at risk of manual handling injuries and we all need to know how to prevent them.LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this talk you will understand:
• what manual handling is;
• the types of manual handling injuries that occur in an office;
• causes of manual handling injuries;
• how to reduce manual handling; and
• the safe manual handling methods