Lessons

2. Assessing the Risk

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Summary

In this module, we have seen that:

  • The starting point of a risk assessment is to identify all manual handling activities undertaken by employees.
  • The HSE risk assessment guidelines give numerical values of loads above which a risk may exist.
  • If in any doubt, then a more detailed risk assessment should be undertaken.

2. Assessing the Risk

Watch this video

Summary

In this module, we have seen that:

  • The starting point of a risk assessment is to identify all manual handling activities undertaken by employees.
  • The HSE risk assessment guidelines give numerical values of loads above which a risk may exist.
  • If in any doubt, then a more detailed risk assessment should be undertaken.