Preventing injuries when loading and unloading vehicles

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Preventing injuries when loading and unloading vehicles

Preventing injuries when loading and unloading vehicles

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
Australia
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Worksafe Australia
Provider (Original)
Worksafe Australia

Description

This document advises how workplaces can prevent injuries among workers loading and unloading vehicles. It outlines: how workers loading and unloading vehicles can be injured, how workers can be injured suddenly or over time, and how workplaces can prevent injuries using mechanical lifting devices and ramps

 

This document advises how workplaces can prevent injuries among workers loading and unloading vehicles. It outlines: how workers loading and unloading vehicles can be injured, how workers can be injured suddenly or over time, and how workplaces can prevent injuries using mechanical lifting devices and ramps

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Manual handling of loads
Health effects
Back pain or injury
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
Workers
Year
2010