Back Care – Lifting and Handling Loads: Part 1, Reviewing the Issues

*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

Also known as manual handling or manual materials handling, the lifting and handling of loads including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, holding, dragging and supporting objects.