Manual Material Handling Hazard Awareness & Controls (WSPS)

Developed by: WSPS (Workplace Safety and Prevention Services)

Description: A one-page summary document of hazards and control measures around manual materials handling. This resource provides general information for safe practices, identifying risks, and practices to mitigate those risks.

This is one of three resources by this developer about manual materials handling; this one is a quick-reference for hazards and control options.

Keywords:  lift, lower, carry, move, back, hold, grip, grasp, hazard, risk, control, prevention, safety, awareness

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Manual Materials Handling (WSPS) - Hyperlink (1-page pdf)