Tips to prevent manual handling injuries on the stairs

There are scenarios in both our personal and professional lives which involve moving, lifting, and carrying heavy items on the stairs. Working in industries such as construction, online grocery delivery, removals, plumbing and heating or even relocating home require awkward loads to be shifted up and down staircases. How can this be done safely without […]

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How to safely move empty or full kegs from the cellar

According to figures released by the British and Pub Association (BBPA), there are still 47,000 publicans who face the task of destroying 70m pints of beer nationwide, enough to fill nearly 16 Olympic-sized swimming pools. Some pubs are currently open but are only allowed to operate as takeaway schemes, encouraging customers to bring containers. But […]

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Why a crane is not the only lifting solution on a construction site

Manual handling injuries can have serious implications for the employer and the injured person. They occur almost anywhere on a building site with manual labour, awkward postures, repetitive movements of arms legs and back, or previous/existing injury can increase the risk of occurrence. This type of injury is one of the top ten risks associated […]

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