I don't have any checklist i think its easy to make a checklist of lifting just add the below mentioned points on XL files your checklist is ready.
∑ Holding loads away from the trunk?
∑ Twisting, stooping or reaching upwards?
∑ Large vertical movement?
∑ Long carrying distance?
∑ Strenuous pushing or pulling?
∑ Unpredictable movement of loads?
∑ Repetitive handling?
∑ Insufficient rest or recovery time?
∑ A work rate imposed by a process?
∑ Heavy, bulky or unwieldy?
∑ Difficult to grasp?
∑ Unsuitable or unpredictable?
∑ Intrinsically harmful, e.g. sharp or hot?
∑ Have you asked your supplier to help?
Eg. By changing the size of containers?
The working environment:
∑ Constraint on posture?
∑ Poor floors?
∑ Variation in levels?
∑ Hot/cold/humid conditions?
∑ Strong air movements?
∑ Poor lighting conditions?
∑ Restrictions on movement or posture from Clothes or personal protective equipment?
∑ Require unusual capability?
∑ Endanger those with a health problem?
∑ Endanger pregnant women?
Ways of reducing the risk of injury
∑ Improve workplace layout to improve efficiency?
∑ Reduce the amount of twisting and stooping?
∑ Avoid lifting from floor level or above shoulder height?
∑ Cut carrying distances?
∑ Avoid repetitive handling?
∑ Vary the work, allowing one set of muscles to rest while another is used?
Can you make the load;;
∑ Lighter or less bulky?
∑ Easier to grasp?
∑ More stable?
∑ Less damaging to hold?
∑ Remove obstructions to free movement?
∑ Provide better flooring?
∑ Avoid steps and steep ramps?
∑ Prevent extremes of hot and cold?
∑ Improve lighting?
∑ Consider less restrictive clothing or personal protective equipment?
∑ Take better care of those who have a physical weakness or are pregnant?
∑ Give your employees more information, e.g. about the range of tasks they are likely to face?
∑ Provide training
7th September 2011 From United States, Fpo