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Manual Handling Risk Assessment - The Individual


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Page 1 - The Task

Page 2 - The Load

Page 4 - The Environment 


Risk Assessment 'The Individual' Questions Cover:


The Individual


3.01Does the Task Require Greater than Average Strength or Height?

3.02Does the Task Require Special Skills, Training and or Knowledge?

3.03Does the Task Pose Possible Risks to those Individuals with Health Problems?

3.04Does the Task Pose Possible Risks to Pregnant Women or New Mothers?

3.05Does any Individual Require Specialist PPE Which is Specific to the Task and not of Generic Issue?

3.06Are the Selected Individuals Physically Suitable for the Task?

3.07Have the Selected Individuals been Adequately Trained and Assessed to Undertake Manual Handling Operation?

3.08Is Health Surveillance Monitoring Conducted for Individuals Undertaking Manual Handling Operations?

3.09Are Accident Statistics used to Improve Manual Handling Operations?


Other Considerations


4.01Can the manual handling risk be reduced and or removed by mechanical or automated aids? (SFAIRP principles)

4.02List any aids provided to assist in this manual handling operation?

4.03Are procedures in-place to cover emergency and or unexpected events? (for example, how would the emergency services access and employee who has suffered a back injury?)


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