Everything you need to know to ensure you are working safely & effectively
We have put together a selection of documentation regarding manual handling, lifting equipment and working at height and the regulations that govern them. These documents contain essential information from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) website and are available as downloadable PDF’s for your convenience. They are in no way associated with Lifting Gear Products or any other company in the Europa Engineering Group.
Health and safety are a primary concern when working under these circumstances and with heavy equipment and it is vital to ensure that you are fully conversant with all the regulations surrounding manual handling, lifting equipment and working at heights both in terms of your own safety and also that of your employees.
Manual handling is defined by the HSE as “…any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or bodily force”. If you use manual handling in any part of your business, you’re sure to find the below of interests.
Lifting Equipment Regulations
The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
Simple guide to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)1998
Handling Kerbs: Reducing the risks of Musculoskeletal Disorders
Lifting Incident Review 1998-2003