Manual Handling Solutions for Farms (HSE AS23)

How do I prepare for manual handling?

Even with some of the solutions described, you will still need to apply manual effort. Whenever you have to move a load manually, training helps you to use your body more effectively and safely. Pure strength is no safeguard against manual handling injuries. Pregnancy, hernias or chronic back pain will all reduce your capacity for safe lifting. Better knowledge will help you to decide whether you can safely move a load and how to move it.

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