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Expert scores for carrying from conveyor to store task

Risk Factors Score Reason

Load weight

A = 4

25 kg box one carry every 20 seconds (approx.)
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Hand distance from lower back

G = 0

No problems

Asymmetrical torso/ load

A = 1

Example of holding a load with one hand therefore amber
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Postural constraints

A = 1

Restricted posture as the operative must negotiate and alter his posture to get under the pipe. Not severe as working in an attic etc.
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Grip on load

A = 1

This is A/1 as he can hold and support it firmly to the body
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Floor surface

G = 0

No problems

Carry distance

A = 1

Definitely between 4m -10m
Possible solutions

Obstacles on route

A = 2

Some trip hazards laid around the floor in the corridor
Possible solutions

Environmental factors

None

No problems

Updated 2018-10-26