Health and Safety

    Manual Handling

    Manual handling of loads means any transporting or supporting of a load by one or more employees and includes lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving a load, which, by reason of its characteristics, are of unfavorable ergonomic conditions, involving risk, particularly of back injury, to employees.

    Where it is necessary for staff in the Institute to perform Institute directed Manual handling activities, then these activities must be risk assessed and requirements of the Institute Policy and Procedures adhered to by all management and staff. Full details of Institute requirements are set out in the Instituted Policy and Procedures for Manual Handling.

  • AIT Policy and Procedures for Manual Handling

    AIT Policy and Procedures for Manual Handling

  • H&S Guidance on the Management of Manual Handling Activities in AIT

    H&S Guidance on the Management of Manual Handling Activities in AIT