Monday, September 08, 2008
Percentage injuries at work attributable to manual handling? 38% sounds about right.
It was a genuinely useful session, reasurring as much as anything. Break the task down? We're already doing it. Tea bags in individual mugs does away with the need for a heavy teapot and in so doing reduces the chance of muscular-skeletal problems or ruptures the mere description of which are eye watering.
WARNING: The link is to a PDF about manual handling so only click on it if you actually have an interest the subject.