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28th September, 2021 - Manual Handling

How To Correct Your Manual Handling Technique

Manual handling is simple, right? We do it all the time, so 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! Here are nine simple ways to correct your manual handling technique.

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11th August, 2021 - Manual Handling

Manual Handling And The Maximum Weight You Can Lift

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 if a load is safe to lift - or not. But what are the legal limits and guidelines surrounding manual handling?

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27th February, 2020 - Manual Handling

Manual Handling? Think LITE!

Manual handling is present 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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29th October, 2019 - Manual Handling

7 Types Of Manual Handling Injuries And The Hazards That Cause Them

For something so simple, it might surprise you to know that manual handling is responsible for over 30% of injuries at work. Why so many injuries? Well, it's likely to be because we don't expect anything to go wrong. We lift things all the time.

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7th June, 2019 - Manual Handling

The Importance Of Safe Manual Handling Techniques

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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28th January, 2019 - Manual Handling

TILE Manual Handling Considerations

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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