Planning Tool for Safe Manual Handling

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Marie St.-Vincent , Monique Lortie
Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST)

Summary Statement

This tool was created by the Institut de Recherche en Sante et Securite du Traivais (RSST) in Quebec, Canada. The guidance is structured to help managers and employees better understand how to identify musculoskeletal risks and then control them. It consists of five worksheets for handling situations that need to be changed and for planning customized training in safe manual handling. The tool also includes how to transform certain manual handling situations into clearly safer operations.
June 2014