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Manual Handling And The Maximum Weight You Can Lift

30th August, 2018 - tag Manual Handling

How much weight is safe to lift and carry at work? Lifting, moving and carrying are part of most jobs, from time to time, or all the time. We need to know what is safe to lift, and what's not - but what are the legal limits and guidelines surrounding manual handling?

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How To Correct Your Manual Handling Technique

28th March, 2018 - tag Manual Handling

Here are 9 simple ways to correct your manual handling technique. Manual handling is simple, right? We do it all the time, how can it go wrong? Since manual handling injuries account for around a third of workplace injuries, it seems like lifting and carrying is not as simple as it sounds!

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TILE Manual Handling Considerations

28th September, 2017 - tag Manual Handling

Those involved with manual handling sure do love an acronym, we have LITE, TILE, even TILEO. But what is TILE, and how does it apply to manual handling? Well, actually, all the above mean more or less the same thing when it comes to manual handling.

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Manual Handling? Think LITE!

28th February, 2017 - tag Manual Handling

Manual handling is apparent in nearly every workplace in one form or another. With manual handling being the leading cause of musculoskeletal disorders at work, it’s important to know how much you can safely lift, and use good handling techniques. In this blog post, we learn how to think LITE.

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The Importance Of Safe Manual Handling Techniques

21st November, 2012 - tag Manual Handling

Manual handling might not seem high risk, but it is actually one of the most common causes of workplace injuries. The importance of safe manual handling techniques can therefore mean the difference between a productive day at work or being off work with a bad back!

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