Tertiary Catalogue

Using a Hand Trolley: Office

Manual Handling

Hand trolleys are used to move heavy items from one place to another. This avoids carrying heavy items. It also saves making a number of trips or carrying heavy items for a prolonged period. Lifting heavy items can be hazardous with back injury and strains being a common cause of workplace injury. Correct manual handling techniques will reduce the risk of injury. This safety snippet demonstrates the use of a hand trolley in an office environment. It highlights the correct manual handling method for lifting onto and off the trolley, how to stack items safely on the trolley and how to move the trolley using good techniques when performing a manual handling task.

Rating: E
Production Year: 2014
Duration: 3 min
Series: Manual Handling
Printable Resources: Yes

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