Manual Handling Policy


Manual Handling

The Manual Handling Operations Regulations define it as ‘any transporting or supporting of a load (including the lifting, putting down, pushing, pulling, carrying or moving thereof) by hand or by bodily force’.

In effect, any activity that requires an individual to lift, move or support a load, will be classified as a manual handling task.

The Manual Handling Policy sets out what the Nursery is doing to comply with the Regulations and how this is being managed and recorded