Business man with back pain in office

How to avoid injury with manual handling

Manual handling is essential to many business operations, including construction, manufacturing, transportation, nursing and agriculture. Unfortunately, manual handling injuries are quite common, accounting for over a third of workplace injuries. As a result, employers have a legal responsibility to assess the risks of their operations and implement reasonable measures that ensure the health and safety of their staff.

Keep reading to learn more about manual handling and how you can avoid injury with manual handling.

Read more