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Manual Handling Risk Assessment - The Environment


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Page 1 - The Task

Page 2 - The Load

Page 3 - The Individual


Risk Assessment 'The Environment' Questions Cover:


5.01Space Constraints Prevent Good Posture for Lifting Techniques to be Applied Correctly? 

5.02Uneven and or Unstable Floor or Underfoot Conditions?  

5.03Steps / Stairs / Slopes (varying floor levels)? 

5.04Poor and or Variable Lighting Conditions?

5.05Wet and or Slippery Floor or Underfoot Conditions? 

5.06Adverse Weather Conditions?

5.07Hot / Cold / Humid Conditions?

5.08Sudden Distractions (i.e. noise, moving machinery, cranes, forklifts, vehicles etc)?   

5.09Obstructions, Obstacles and or Barriers to Negotiate?  

5.10Dangerous if Dropped (substances entering drainage or water catchment areas)? 

5.11Bodies of Water in Close Proximity or Underfoot (rivers, lakes, boarded tanks / cesspit etc)?  


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