Protect your back and your future - solution for preventing back injuries in construction

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Protect your back and your future - solution for preventing back injuries in construction

Protect your back and your future - solution for preventing back injuries in construction

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
USA
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Oregon Occupational Safety and Health (Oregon OSHA)
Provider (Original)
Oregon Occupational Safety and Health (Oregon OSHA)

Description

Information about how back injuries develop in construction workers and what techniques can be used in order to avoid these. 

 

Information about how back injuries develop in construction workers and what techniques can be used in order to avoid these. 

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Sector / Indrustry covered
CONSTRUCTION
Hazards
Awkward postures
Forceful movements
Manual handling of loads
Repetitive movements/work
Health effects
Back pain or injury
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
Priority area
Prevention