What Types Of Personal Protective Equipment Can Be Used During Manual Handling?

If you are wondering, “what types of personal protective equipment can be used during manual handling?” this guide could assist you. We will explore the duty of care that employers owe their employees and how personal protective equipment (PPE) can keep employers safe in the workplace.  We’ll also look at different factors relating to the […]

What Is The Manual Handling Claims Process In The UK?

This is a guide on the whether you could seek compensation for injuries sustained while manual handling and the claims process involved in doing so. It will discuss the criteria for making a personal injury claim, the time limits for starting legal proceedings and the evidence that could be used to strengthen your case.  Statistics […]

No Manual Handling Risk Assessment In The Workplace – Can I Claim?

This is our guide on whether you could claim if there was no manual handling risk assessment in the workplace and this caused you to be injured.  In order to make an accident at work claim, you must be able to prove that your injuries were caused due to your employer’s negligence. We will explain […]

What Are The Most Common Manual Handling Injuries You Can Claim For In The UK?

If you are wondering what the most common manual handling injuries you can claim for are, this guide may be able to help you. It’s not always possible to claim for injuries sustained in the workplace. However, your employer owes you a duty of care to prevent you from becoming harmed at work or while […]

What Are The Best Manual Handling And Lifting Techniques?

This guide aims to answer the question, ‘what are the best manual handling and lifting techniques?’. It is important to use the correct lifting techniques when carrying out a manual handling task, as failure to do so could result in you sustaining an injury. If your injuries are caused by failings on the part of […]

How Can Manual Handling Cause Slip, Trip And Falls Injuries?

You may be wondering ‘how can manual handling cause slip, trip and fall injuries?’. If so, this guide could help. It will explore what manual handling is and how you could sustain harm when carrying out manual handling activities in the workplace. We will also discuss the duty of care your employer owes you and […]

How To Make A No Win No Fee Manual Handling Claim

In this guide, we will explore when you could be eligible to begin a personal injury claim for injuries sustained in an accident involving manual handling. A claim can only be made if the eligibility requirements are met. We will explore these in further detail throughout our guide, as well as the time limits in […]

What Are The Most Common Workplace Injuries Caused By Manual Handling?

By Stephen Bishop. Last Updated 30th May 2024. If you have sustained injuries caused by manual handling at work, you may wonder whether you could be eligible to pursue a personal injury claim. This guide will explore the eligibility criteria when claiming for manual handling injuries. Furthermore, it will also discuss the evidence you could […]

How Can Manual Handling Cause Back Injuries?

If you work in a job that involves lifting and moving heavy loads, you may wonder, how can manual handling cause back injuries? In this guide, we will look at the different industries in which manual handling can occur and the responsibilities owed by employers.  To begin, we will provide some examples of how back […]

A Guide To Workplace Manual Handling Compensation Claims

This guide will provide information on workplace manual handling compensation claims. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) workplace injury statistics, lifting, handling, and carrying made up 18% of all non-fatal injuries in the workplace. However, not all injuries sustained at work will lead to a claim. There are certain requirements that must be met in […]