ULDs: Risk assessment of repetitive tasks – Buxton, 27 January 2016

Date and location

27 January 2016, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton,
Derbyshire SK17 9JN

Event overview

The course will benefit those already involved in workplace MSD risk management (e.g. manual handling risk assessments) who wish to expand their knowledge on the topic of upper limb disorders.

What will the course cover?

  • Common ULDs and their development
  • Key ULD risk factors
  • ULD risk management (including legal duties)
  • ULD risk assessment using the ART tool
  • Practise using the ART tool with case studies
  • ULD risk controls

Who should attend?

Employers and their representatives who wish to undertake or improve ULD risk assessment and control within their organisation.

Health and safety or occupational health professionals who wish to learn about the ART tool, or further their abilities in this area.

The course is targeted at organisations that carry out some manual production, processing, packaging, packing, and sorting activities. The course will not cover assessment of Display Screen Equipment (DSE).

Previous experience of manual handling risk assessment is beneficial but not required.

Further information and booking

A full programme and online booking form can be found on the Upper Limb Disorder – Risk Assessment of Repetitive Tasks event page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-uld-risk-assessment-of-repetitive-tasks.htm