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Manual Handling Risk Essentials Changing Behaviour

Health and safety behaviour change programmes involve altering the frequency or type of behaviours carried out. This guide focuses on manual handling behaviour with the aim of encouraging safe lifting practices amongst employees. Some employees may have developed poor lifting practices over time, and these have become bad habits (e.g. bending the back to reach, twisting the back instead of moving the feet, etc.).
Document type: Risk Standards & Guidance
Last updated: 05 March 2021
First published: 01 December 2020