Lifting Operations and Manual Handling

Many of the work activities across NHS Scotland involve lifting and handling operations every day.

Please refer to the tabs below to find Lifting and Manual Handling information in place within you Board.

National Services Scotland

This section contains key information, advice and support for managers and staff to assist them in undertaking their roles and responsibilities under the NSS Manual Handling Policy.

The policy and processes identifies specific duties for individuals, groups and committees to ensure compliance with manual handling regulations.

The NSS Manual Handling Risk Assessment form is contained along with guidance documents to support the risk assessment process.

If you require additional information you can contact the NSS Health & Safety Advisors through HR Connect Contact Us / Health and Safety 

NHS 24

Below you will be fine NHS 24's Manual Handling Risk Assessment which links to our Manual Handling Policy.

Public Health Scotland

Public Health Scotland content is being designed for this page, in the interim please refer to the National Services Scotland Tab for support.  
If you require additional information you can contact the NSS Health & Safety Advisors through HR Connect Contact Us / Health and Safety 

Scottish Ambulance Service

Below you will find the Scottish Ambulance Service's Lifting Operations and Manual Handling policies.