On a construction site there are often heavy or awkward objects to be moved to keep the work process moving. When an individual lifts, lowers, pushes, pulls, carries or otherweise handles any object this is best defined as manual handling. In short, moving anything by bodily force.
There are a wide range of risks associated with manual handling including:
Our Project Team in Duqm conducted manual handling refresher training, to ensure workers at risk are reminded how to lift and handle objects without sustaining any injury. The training also provided pointers on how best to use equipment and risk reduction improvement.