Musculoskeletal Disorders: Managing the Risk of Manual Handling and Display Screen Equipment for Workers on Site or Working From Home
On 22 June 2022 HSE ran a free,
hour-long webinar to help inform employers on how to effectively
manage the risk of MSDs in the workplace and protect home
If you missed it, you haven't
missed out; the webinar was recorded and can be watched again
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Musculoskeletal Disorders: Managing the Risk of Manual
Handling and Display Screen Equipment for Workers on Site or
Working from Home
The world of work is constantly changing but the pandemic has
made adaptation of the work environment and working practices
necessary for many organisations. In this 'new normal' era,
organisations must remain mindful of MSD risks and take ongoing
action to monitor and manage them. This strong focus on worker
health and safety, in turn, benefits organisational
To help to inform employers, we were proud to host a free
webinar on how to effectively manage the risk of MSDs in your
workplace and protect your home workers. This hour-long event
featured experts from HSE including HM Health and Safety Inspectors
and our Principal Ergonomist to discuss current guidance and
principles and give some practical examples of where a
best-practice, proportionate approach worked well.
We took questions during the webinar and NEBOSH and TSO joined
us to highlight official resources, products and services that can
help you to identify and reduce risk of injury.
In the video below, HSE's MSD Policy Adviser Harjit Tiara
provides further information about the webinar. Can't see the
video? View it here.
Welcome from Health and Safety Matters
Magazine, the host of the webinar.
Opening from Chair Matt Birtles, Principal Ergonomist at HSE.
Introductions to the agenda and speakers.
Harjit Tiara, MSD Policy Adviser at HSE will talk through
what is expected from dutyholders and talk through HSE's risk
management approach for DSE guidance for on-site and off-site
Matt Birtles will introduce MSD Risk management using the
Ian Fik from HSE's Publishing partner, TSO will highlight
current guidance, official resources, products and services that
can help you to identify and reduce risk of injury.
Matthew Powell-Howard, Head of Learning and Partnerships at
NEBOSH will highlight how the fundamentals of risk control have
been included in the new NEBOSH/HSE Certificate in Manual Handling
Risk Assessment course.
Christopher Quarrie, HM Health and Safety Inspector, will
present principles and give some practical examples of where a
proportionate approach has worked well. Risk Assessment should lead
to the implementation of control measures and sometimes the simple
solutions are the most effective.
The panel will answer delegates questions. Questions can be
submitted before and during the event through the register
Matt Birtles will finish by sharing links to more
Opening from Chair
Matt Birtles, Principal Ergonomist at
HSE. Introductions to
the agenda and speakers.
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