Manual order picking guide

How to eliminate or reduce the workplace health and safety risks of manual picking or packing tasks through good design and the right equipment.

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Published: 01 Oct 2005
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 419.79 kB
 
Length: 16 pages
 
Reading level: Medium

What it contains

This guide advises employers how well-designed workplaces with the right equipment can prevent picking and packing injuries. It explains:

  • the seven principles of manual order picking, covering topics such as workplace design, layout, equipment and warehouse management practices
  • working above shoulder height – how to complete high, medium and low-risk assessments
  • working below the knee – how to complete high, medium and low-risk assessments
  • raising the employees to a height – how to complete a high, medium and low-risk assessment

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