1. The tasks
Do they involve:
holding or manipulating loads at distance from trunk?
unsatisfactory bodily movement or posture, especially:
twisting the trunk?
excessive movement of loads, especially:
excessive pushing or pulling of loads?
risk of sudden movement of loads?
frequent or prolonged physical effort?
insufficient rest or recovery periods?
a rate of work imposed by a process?
2. The loads
bulky or unwieldy?
difficult to grasp?
unstable, or with contents likely to shift?
sharp, hot or otherwise potentially damaging?
3. The working environment
space constraints preventing good posture?
uneven, slippery or unstable floors?
variations in level of floors or work surfaces?
extremes of temperature or humidity?
conditions causing ventilation problems or gusts of wind?
poor lighting conditions?
4. Individual capability
Does the job:
require unusual strength, height, etc?
create a hazard to those who might reasonably be considered to be pregnant or to have a health problem?
require special information or training for its safe performance?
5. Other factors
| Is movement or posture hindered by personal protective equipment or by clothing?|