Health and Safety

Taking care with materials, equipment and work procedures and dealing with hazards.

Materials handling

Whether handling or moving materials, there are many potential hazards.

It’s important all workers understand how to minimise the risks when:

The Health and Safety at Work (Hazardous Substances) Regulations 2017 focus on reducing harm from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances in the workplace.

You can find out general information about the regulations on the WorkSafe website here.


Updated: 18 December 2018