As part of our ongoing customer care programme, we have been providing useful fax shot to keep our customer informed enabling you to assess and identify the risks in your workplace. Thus providing you with a platform to make informed decisions, which mean you want to purchase our products.
But before you grab your pen and order pad, do you really need them?
We have compiled some questions to enable you to make those decisions with clarity and without pressure.
Do I need mechanical handling aids?
If you have identified a risk, which can be practicably reduced or eliminated
by the use of mechanical aids, then you should provide them.
Moreover they should be considered as productivity aid as much as a health and safety aid.
Does the task involve?
· Holding the load away from the body.
· Twisting, stooping or reaching upwards.
· Large vertical movements.
· Carrying over distance.
· Strenuous pushing or pulling.
· Unpredictable movement of loads
· Repetitive handling.
· Insufficient rest or recovery time.
· A work rate imposed by a process.
Are the loads?
· Heavy, bulky or unwieldy.
· Difficult to grasp.
· Unstable or unpredictable.
· Intrinsically harmful, i.e. hot, sharp.
At Handle-it we're here for the long run not the short term, we want to help you build your business through safe practices and employee and client care.
Our aim is to provide you with the right tools to do your job with our expert knowledge of the products and their use. Let us work with you to advise and supply your handling needs.
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