HC Deb 05 July 1988 vol 136 cc551-2W
37. Mr. Cryer

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on proposals from the Health and Safety Executive for legislation to control lifting of heavy weights.

Mr. Nicholls

A tripartite working party set up by the Health and Safety Commission to review proposals for regulations and guidance on the manual handling of loads will be presenting its conclusions to the commission this summer.