Work related musuloskeletal disorders (Manual Handling)
Risks:
  • Strains, pulls, twisting & stretching injuries
  • Trapped fingers & toes
  • Slips, trips and falls
Initial Risk:
  • Likelihood: 3
  • Severity: 4
  • Risk rating: 12
Control Measures:
  • Trained and competent Personnel to perform manual handling operations and water network valve operations
  • Avoid hazardous manual handling operations
  • Use only valve keys and lifting equipment provided for the purpose it is intended
  • Keep work areas well-lit, clean and free from obstructions
  • Utilise safe access and egress routes at all times
  • Open chambers are not to be left unattended or unguarded (NRSWA, Signing, lighting & guarding)
  • Mandatory PPE to be worn
Risk rating:
  • Likelihood: 2
  • Severity: 3
  • Risk rating: 6
Safe to work Y/N:  Y