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Question
What is manual handling?

a)
b)
c)
d)

Answers
Pushing, pulling, bending, stretching, lifting
Only lifting
Using machines
Any lifting done by a man

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Which is the MAIN piece of a) The Electricity at Work Regs 1998 legislation that applies to manual b) The Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Regs 1998 handling? c) The Manual Handling Operations Regs 1992
d) The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

3

What should be considered when a) Load, individual, task and environment carrying out a manual handling b) Load, age, environment, height
c) How many staff are employed assessment? d) Nothing

4

Which of associated handling? 5

It is safer to keep your knees a) True straight when lifting?
b) False

6

What can you do to reduce a heavy a) load? b)
c)
d)

7

What can you uncomfortable something?

8

Can manual handling be avoided a) Yes completely? b) No

9

List TWO things that must be (ANY OF THE FOLLOWING ARE CORRECT) considered when moving trolleys or a) Visual check before use – Good repair? cages. b) Wheels run smoothly?
c) Heavy items on the bottom, lighter items on top d) Never overload the trolley/cage
e) Never obstruct your vision
f) Push the trolley/cage if visibility is good and if you can control stopping and steering
g) Move the trolley/cage at walking speed
h) If using a trolley/cage over uneven surfaces, or up/down a ramp or slope, ask for help

these injuries are a) Spinal/nerve injury with poor manual b) Muscle/ligament damage
c) Hernias
d) All of the above

Drag it
Push it
Split it in two
Run quickly with it

do if you feel a) Ask for help about lifting b) Tell your Manager
c) Do not lift it
d) All of the above

Answer

10

Question
Is it a legal requirement for staff to a) Yes receive manual handling training?
b) No

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