Managing health & safety risks related to the manual handling of E-waste

A presentation by Margaret Bates from the University of Northampton describes potential hazards related to manual handling of the E-waste and gives a step-wise guide, how workers can protect themselves.

The hazards are falling objects or projectiles, sharp objects, slips, trips & falls and sprains and strains while lifting objects. Read about how you lift the objects in the most safe way. Also read about the Personal Protective Equipment Procedure.

The Personal Protective Equipment is:

  1. 1. Hard hat
  2. 2. Safety boots
  3. 3. Gloves
  4. 4. Goggles
  5. 5. Safety shoes
  6. 6. Safety glasses
  7. 7. Overalls


Details about each can be found in the presentation.


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