The Trust recognises and accepts its duties and responsibilities as an employer to provide so far as is reasonably practicable a healthy and safe environment to enable its staff to undertake the moving and handling of people and objects safely.
All employees involved in the moving and handling of people and objects are required to accept responsibility for the implementation of this policy, and must work proactively to reduce the risks that cause musculoskeletal disorders.
This Policy describes how the Trust will comply and maintain compliance with the regulations.
It will ensure that the Trust actively reduces the risk of injury from the moving and handling of people and objects.
|Compiled by:||Sue Southey, Senior Specialist Moving and Handling Advisor|
|Ratified by:||Health and Safety Committee|
|Date Ratified:||October 2018|
|Date Issued:||October 2018|
|Review Date:||June 2021|
|Target Audience:||All staff|
|Contact name:||Sue Southey, Senior Specialist Moving and Handling Advisor|
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