Labelling Product Name ACME CLEANER SI 4286 Chemical Reg. No. Hazard Classification Risk Phrase Safety Phrase Supplier & Contact No.
Employee Duties - COSHH • Follow safe systems of work • Use safety controls • Use PPE • Ensure PPE is useable • Report any problems
Golden Rules For Chemicals • Undertake assessment • Never mix • Follow instructions • Wear PPE • Maintain good personal hygiene
How do we Define Manual Handling? • Lifting • Pulling • Pushing • Putting down • Carrying • Moving Of a load by hand or by bodily force.
Hazards Associated With Handling • Task itself • Individual doing the job • Load being handled • Working environment
What are the Problems? The most common causes of workplace back injuries are: • Bad posture, losing the curve of the back • Lifting with legs straight –TOP HEAVY LIFTING • Lifting off balance • Lifting weights that are too heavy • Twisting with or without a load and not using feet • Stretching or reaching • Pulling or pushing off balance or with the point of contact too high or too low
Cost of Manual Handling Injuries ADD YOUR COMPANY STATS HERE
Employers Duties • Avoid manual handling • Risk assess activities posing a risk of injury • Reduce risk • Provide information and training
Employee Duties • Take reasonable care • Co-operate with the employer • Make full and proper use of any systems of work • Follow training guidelines • Reports anything that appears dangerous
Base Movement Ensure that the movement flows in 1 motion, with practice this technique will become 2nd nature and will help prevent injuries caused by manual handling.