Manual handling in the red meat industry

How to reduce the manual handling health and safety risks in the red meat industry.
Last updated

Sep 2006

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 769.53 kB

Document Length

41 pages

What it contains

Workers in the red meat industry can be injured when lifting, pushing, pulling and processing products. This guide outlines the health and safety risks in the industry. It explains:

  • the common injuries workers in this industry suffer
  • the occupational health and safety duties of employers to reduce or eliminate injury risks
  • who you must consult with to reduce or eliminate these risks
  • safe working systems and risk control
  • common risks and safe working systems to reduce or eliminate them
  • risks associated with machinery and equipment (plant) and how to reduce or eliminate these risks