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Large, Bulky Or Awkward Items, A Guide To Handling

  • Large, Bulky or Awkward Items, A Guide to Handling (PDF 861kb)
    Document Type: Publication
    Keycode: WSV963/04/04.12
    Industry: Construction, Farming, General, Hospitality, Retail and Fast Food, 
    Category: Controlling OHS Hazards and Risks, Manual Handling, 
    Division Author: Legislation, Policy & Information Services
    Current Version: 2
    Publication Date: 13 April 2012
    Date First Published: 22 July 2005
    Summary: This publication sets out practical ways to eliminate or reduce the risks of manual handling injuries from manual handling of large, bulky or awkward items.

About this publication

A Guide to Handling Large, Bulky or Awkward Items is a 39 page publication which sets out practical ways to eliminate or reduce the risks of manual handling injuries. While it is primarily written for employers in the warehouse & logistic area, shipping container dispatchers, labour hire services and retail and storage sectors it also provides information for other workplace duty holders and other interested parties.