Follow a simple risk management approach
The best way to effectively manage the risks associated with a hazardous manual task is to talk to your workers and follow a systematic process that involves:
- identifying manual tasks that are hazardous
- if necessary, assessing the risks of injury associated with the hazardous manual task
- implementing high level risk control measures
- reviewing the effectiveness of control measures.
For a simple summary of this process, refer to the risk management process for hazardous manual tasks flowchart.