Environmental health officers from Brentwood BC are to visit a selection of large and medium sized businesses in the borough which have employees who undertake manual handling, such as the food industry, wholesale and distribution services. Visits will take place between 13 June to 8 July.
- Avoid the need for hazardous manual handling, so far as is reasonably practicable;
- Assess the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling that can't be avoided, and;
- Reduce the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling, so far as reasonable practicable.
For information about Backs! call 0845 345 0055, visit the Health and Safety Executive's website at www.hse.gov.uk or contact Environmental Health and Recreational Open Space on 01277 312504.