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Planning a push / pull risk assessment

The questions below are an example of what you should be asking as part of your risk assessment (see INDG143 for further information and guidance). Try to consider all the questions below before undertaking a pushing and pulling activity and complete a suitable and sufficient risk assessment.

Questions on the task

Questions on the load

Questions on the environment

Questions on individual capabilities

Questions on the equipment

Questions on work organisation and psychosocial factors

Updated 2012-12-12