A reputable company, like Schofields, will have all the heavy lifting equipment necessary and an experienced crew so that there is no damage to you or your property on moving day.
If you decide to go ahead with a do it yourself removal we advise you to study the guide lines below and visit the government’s Health and Safety Executive website from which this information has been quoted from. Prevention is better than cure when it comes to back injuries. Back care should never be taken lightly at home or at work.
Here are some practical tips, suitable for use in training people in safe manual handling. In the following section a basic lifting operation is taken as an example.
There is a wealth of free additional information to do with back injury prevention and there is also information on what to do when you have a minor back injury on the government HSE website.