Manual Handling & Ergonomic Risk Assessment

Assessing your Manual Handling Tasks with Best Practice & Realistic Risk Reduction Solutions

Short of time to carry out Manual Handling Risk Assessments & write management reports?


Do you have awkward & high risk manual handling tasks (like some of the tasks shown in left images) that are causing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) & manual handling lost time accidents?


Want to mechanise certain tasks but struggling to convince Directors?


Looking for an external 2nd opinion on manual handling risk reduction?

Want significant reductions in your Manual Handling Related Injuries & Lost Time Accidents? Call us on 0845 299 3513

From the Manual Handling Operations Regulations:


When looking at an operation consider the task, the individual capability, the load and the environment it takes place, together with other factors including psychosocial factors and the relationship between them.

What do I need to do?

  1. Avoid the need for hazardous manual handling, ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’;

  2. Assess the risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling that can’t be avoided;

  3. Reduce the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling, ‘so far as is reasonably practicable’.

Is your business compliant under UK Health & Safety Legislation including the Manual Handling Operations Regulations?

Osteopathic Solutions is a specialist provider of onsite Manual Handling and Ergonomic Risk Assessments.

Our Manual Handling Expert Consultants who are Registered Osteopaths (pictured to the right), have attained a 4 year Bachelor of Science Degree in Osteopathy incorporating significant study on human biomechanics and ergonomics. They are up to date with UK Health & Safety Legislation and are experts in the use of the HSE's manual handling assessment checklists and the MAC, RAPP, REBA, RULA and ART tools. 

Our 1 Day onsite Manual Handling & Ergonomic Risk Assessment Consultancy includes:


  • Our Manual Handling Expert Consultant meets your Health & Safety team gathering information about musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), lost time accidents, manual handling issues and past manual handling risk assessments etc. 

  • Full site/ company assessment of tasks, loads and environments; information gathering from your employees and Health & Safety Team, with our Manual Handling Expert Consultant taking extensive notes, photos and video footage.

      We have 2 options regarding the Manual Handling Related Injury Risk Reduction Written Report:

For the 1 Day onsite Consultancy and the Manual Handling Related Injury Risk Reduction Written Report covering up to 7 tasks the cost is £995+vat*, inclusive of our travel expenses.

Option 1:
Option 2:

For the 1 Day onsite Consultancy and a comprehensive (full site/ company) Manual Handling Related Injury Risk Reduction Written Report the cost is £1495+vat*, inclusive of our travel expenses.

*If your manual handling operations are extensive, including at multiple locations, a 2nd day of onsite consultancy may be needed which is charged at £795 + VAT, inclusive of our travel expenses. We generally find 1 day is sufficient.

The Risk Reduction Written Report includes best practice, realistic and achievable solutions to reduce risks of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) from your manual handling operations.

Thanks once again for the report, it is exactly what I was hoping for.

Garry Meldrum, Health & Safety Officer

Benkert UK Ltd

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Our Assistant Director of Neighbourhood Delivery spoke well of the report and encouraged that it is shared, which is positive.

Russell Ham, Corporate Resilience Team Leader

Dacorum Borough Council

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T:  0845 299 3513


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