• Any new activity intended to be conducted in the workplace that involves manual handling activities that are likely to be a risk to health and safety, has a hazard identification and risk assessment complete before it's introduction?

  • Observations/Comments and/or Corrective action including persons responsible

  • The hazardous manual task worksheet is used to assist in the identification, assessment and recording of manual handling risks as part of our overall hazard management process?

  • Observations/Comments and/or Corrective action including persons responsible

  • A manual handling risk assessment is conducted (or reviewed) whenever a injury has occurred arising from a work process and/or practice involving manual handling?

  • Observations/Comments and/or Corrective action including persons responsible

  • If a manual handling task is assessed as being a risk to health and safety, the assessment team must take such steps as are reasonably practicable to control the risk using controls from the hierarchy of controls in descending order.

  • Observations/Comments and/or Corrective action including persons responsible

  • Employees have been provided with training to ensure:
    - They understand and can apply the manual handing procedure and any relevant safe operating procedures in relation to the manual handling task they undertake, and
    - can use and maintain the PPE if required.

  • Observations/Comments and/or Corrective action including persons responsible

  • Managers and supervisors have been provided with training to ensure they understand and can:
    - apply the requirements of the manual handling legislation to the areas of manual handling activities under their control.
    - provide adequate supervision to the employees under their control
    - conform with the requirements of relevant procedures

  • Observations/Comments and/or Corrective action including persons responsible

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