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Lifting Regulations

HSE Links: (these links take you to the HSE website and are in no way associated with Lifting Gear Products or any other Europa Engineering company)

Manual Handling

According to the HSE, Manual Handling is defined as "...any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or bodily force".

Manual Handling Assesment Chart Tool (MAC Tool) PDF (165kb)

Getting to grips with manual handling - a short guide PDF

Are you making the best use of lifting and handling aids? PDF

Lifting Equipment Regulations

The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998

Simple guide to the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER)1998 PDF(55KB)

How the regualtions apply to forestry PDF

Use of winches in directional felling and takedown PDF

Guidence on the safe use of magnetic lifting devices PDF

Handling Kerbs: Reducing the risks of Musculoskeletal Disorders PDF

Lifting Incident Review 1998-2003 PDF

Work at Height Regulations

Work at Height Regulations 2005: A brief guide


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