Manual Handling in the Workplace: Employee Factsheet

Manual handling is one of the biggest causes of accidents at work.

Manual Handling factsheetAccording to the Office of National Statistics, 469,000 workers suffered from work-related musculoskeletal disorders (either new or long-standing) in 2017/18.

It is also estimated that 6.6 million working days were lost due to such disorders in 2017/18.

This employee factsheet includes:

  • What is manual handling?
  • Good handling techniques.
  • Considerations for manual handling.
  • Employee responsibilities.

Fill out the form to download Barbour’s free employee factsheet and find out more.

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