Model Codes of Practice - Hazardous Manual Tasks

This model Code of Practice has been developed to explain how to identify hazardous manual tasks, assess the risks of musculoskeletal disorders and eliminate or minimise those risks. This guidance is also relevant for designers, manufacturers, importers or suppliers of equipment, materials and tools used for work, as well as designers of workplaces where manual tasks are carried out.

To have legal effect in a jurisdiction, the model Code of Practice must be approved as a code of practice in that jurisdiction. To determine if this model Code of Practice has been approved as a code of practice in a particular jurisdiction, check with the relevant regulator.

The previous version of this Code is located on the historical versions page.

Publication Information

Topic: Manual handling
Type: Model Code of Practice
Industry: General
Publication Date: 23/12/2011

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978-0-642-33307-0pdf Hazardous Manual Tasks Code of Practicepdf2.84 MB

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