What it contains

When workers complete hazardous manual handling tasks, controlling risks can help reduce injuries. This guide explains:

  • how to identify hazardous manual handling activities
  • the types of activities that can cause injuries, including handling chemicals during delivery, unloading, storage, dipping components and cleaning parts
  • how to dispose of waste chemicals
  • how to safely manage chemicals in packages and containers, including a safety checklist 
  • using protective clothing and equipment as a temporary safety measure when handling chemicals

At the end of the document, there is a list of tools for more information.