Preventing manual handling injuries - fact sheet

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Preventing manual handling injuries - fact sheet

Preventing manual handling injuries - fact sheet

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
New Zealand
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
ACC New Zealand
Provider (Original)
ACC New Zealand

Description

This information sheet identifies the dangers and risks from manual handling in farming and offers recommendations to help avoid accidents and injuries.

 

This information sheet identifies the dangers and risks from manual handling in farming and offers recommendations to help avoid accidents and injuries.

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
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
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Purpose of the material
Training
Guidance
Target audience
Workers
Year
2017