Factors That May Arise From Manual Handling Activities In Relation To Load, Individual, Task Load

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Load

  • Physical size,
  • Weight,
  • Rigidity,
  • Stability,
  • Sharp edges,
  • Temperature – hot / cold,
  • State – dry, wet, slippery,

Individual

  • Physical abilities,
  • Medical conditions,
  • ISIT,
  • Risk assessmen,t
  • Provision of PPE

Task

  • Lifting,
  • Lowering / putting down,
  • Pushing,
  • Pulling,
  • Distance to travel / carry,
  • Is twisting the body essential,

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