Manual handling inspections

From September into October, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be turning up at construction sites across the UK to check that manual handling risks are being handled properly.

Over the past couple of years, an estimated 42,000 construction workers reported suffering from a work-related musculoskeletal disorder and 7.3 million working days were lost.

What you can do to keep your staff safe and remain compliant

  1. Sign up to NAS edApp online learning platform to access Manual Handling refresher course. NAS EdApp courses are free for the members and are a great tool to keep your staff up to date with subjects like Asbestos Awareness, Ladder Safety, Manual Handling, Working with Display Screen Equipment, Better Business Writing, and Cyber Security.
  2. Download a free manual handling checklist from Citation, NAS nominated HR partner. If you’d like to chat about how Citation can help with the HR and Health & Safety side of your business fill in their call-back form, and they’ll get right back to you. Remember to quote National Association of Shopfitters when enquiring to access preferential rates.