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L23 – Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 – Guidance on Regulations (fourth edition)

The publication has been restructured into four parts, with the regulations and brief guidance in Part 1 and more detailed guidance to help carry out risk assessments and control risks in Parts 2-4. I....

Added on: 25/11/2016

MS37 – Handling cytotoxic drugs in isolators in NHS pharmacies

This updated guidance is aimed at NHS pharmacies and licensed contractors. Isolators are a key control measure in preventing employee exposure to cytotoxic drugs, many of which are classified as hazar....

Added on: 22/01/2016

Plastics industry – updated information sheets

The plastics processing series of HSE information sheets have been revised and updated. They give advice on safe use of machinery, reducing hand knife injuries and controlling fume during plastics pro....

Added on: 22/01/2016

INDG233 – Preventing contact dermatitis and urticaria at work (rev2)

This guidance is about preventing work related dermatitis and urticaria for employers and employee representatives. The leaflet explains what the law requires, and which jobs present most risk. The gu....

Added on: 14/08/2015

Manual handling assessment charts (the MAC tool) – INDG383

This recently revised leaflet includes the Manual Handling Assessment Charts (MAC). MAC is a tool developed to help users identify high-risk workplace manual handling activities.  ....

Added on: 02/04/2015