Tag: Manual Handling

Week Commencing 12/10/2020 – In The News

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New Research Blog Posted! We have published a new research blog on our blog as part of our Hazard of the Month, Machinery Failure! This blog post focuses on the HSE’s stance on keeping your equipment maintenance and testing up-to-date during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as the importance of this. For this month only, […]

Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992

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The Manual Handling Operations Regulations (1992), or MOHR, are regulations created that cover the safe ‘transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or bodily force.’ The load in question can be an object, person or animal. Who does MOHR apply too? The regualtions […]

October 2015 Top News

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Self-Employed Law Changes – 1st October 2015 Health and safety law will no longer apply to 1.7 million self-employed people tomorrow, following a recommendation from Professor Löfstedt in his review of health and safety law in the UK. In 2011, the Löfstedt Review recommended that self-employed people whose work activities pose no potential risk of […]