Definitions for "Manual Handling"
A Directive aimed at reducing injury arising from physical stress at work (eg. lifting heavy weights).
any activity requiring the use of force exerted by a person to lift, lower, push, pull, carry or otherwise move, hold or restrain a person, animal or thing.
Manual Handling refers to any handling task involving the human body as the "power source." Manual Handling includes lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, and holding.
The act of physical intervention when moving or positioning students that require assistance to do so.