Preventing manual handling injuries

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Preventing manual handling injuries

Preventing manual handling injuries

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
New Zealand
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Work Safe
Provider (Original)
Work Safe

Description

This brochure is intended to reduce the physical strain of those affected by measures that lie within their own scope of action; show body-appropriate, back-friendly behaviours and working techniques; make limits of physical resilience visible;- offer a small selection of strengthening and balancing exercises that specially adapted to the physical conditions for lifting and wearing; etc. 

 

This brochure is intended to reduce the physical strain of those affected by measures that lie within their own scope of action; show body-appropriate, back-friendly behaviours and working techniques; make limits of physical resilience visible;- offer a small selection of strengthening and balancing exercises that specially adapted to the physical conditions for lifting and wearing; etc. 

 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Static postures - standing
Health effects
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
Training/guidance (for workers)
Purpose of the material
Training
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2001