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Manual Handling Risk Assessment - The Load
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Risk Assessment 'The Load' Questions Cover:
2.01Is the item considered heavy?
2.02Is the weight indicated?
2.03Handholds and or handles available?
2.04Is the load Rigid or Flexible?
2.05Bulky or unwieldy?
2.07Difficult to Grip?
2.08Shape and or Size Interferes with Handler's Line of Sight (especially where stair or steps are incurred)?
2.10Unstable / Unpredictable Weight Shifts?
2.11Load is or can become Wet, Slippery and or Greasy?
2.12Intrinsically Harmful (e.g. rough / sharp / hot / cold)?
2.13Contains Hazardous Chemicals?
2.14Dangerous if Dropped (corrosive, toxic, gaseous, slippery etc)?
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