HC Deb 17 December 1979 vol 976 c101W
Mr. Cryer

asked the Secretary of State for Employment when he proposes to introduce regulations limiting the manual lifting of heavy weights in agriculture, textiles and factories generally.

Mr. Mayhew

The Health and Safety Commission is considering proposals prepared by the Health and Safety Executive concerning regulations and guidance on manual handling. The chairman of the commission will inform me of the results of its deliberations.