• Injuries caused by manual handling accidents, such as back pain or a pulled muscle, are among the most common occupational illnesses in the UK. The Risk of Injury

  • Employers must identify all manual handling activities that pose a risk of injury and reduce that risk to as low as reasonably practicable. Preliminary Manual Handling Assessment

  • Staff often need to carry out manual handling tasks when supporting pupilschildren with special educational needs or disabilities. Manual Handling Risks

  • Education, health and care plans should include, where necessary, provisions to enhance pupils’children’s mobility. Special Needs and Medical Conditions

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