McGinley Support Services

Risk Assessor - Manual Handling

We have a temporary requirement for an experienced Risk Assessor.

You will carry out a site wide assessment of manual handling requirements and existing processes.

This is an estimated 4 week project and sits OUTSIDE of IR35 for LTD company payment.


Assess the risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling operations that cannot be avoided.

You will consider; The load, the working environment and individual capability, for example:

  • How far the load is lifted, lowered or carried

  • Weight of the load

  • Nature of the load (for example hot, sharp or slippery)Postures adopted

  • Frequency of the task

  • Cramped work areas, Poor floor surfaces, poor lighting, extremes of temperature etc

The Candidate:

  • Sound knowledge of Manual Handling practices.

  • Good Familiarity Operations Regulations 1992 (MHOR)

  • Precise report writing and creation of required actions

  • IOSH / NEBOSH certification preferred but not essential.

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