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assessing the manual handling task

assessing the taskIt's not just about how heavy is it? As can be seen from previous slides there are many things which can affect the safety of the manual handling task. Starting with the person themselves you might have:

You are obviously not going to stand there for hours trying to assess the task but the items listed can be decided very quickly.

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