Slips, trips and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15% of all accidental deaths and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities. In addition, of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work, 20% are associated with slips and falls. Get advice on how to avoid these mishaps in textile services facilities and the subsequent shoulder, back, elbow, wrist and knee injuries. Learn the causes and basic prevention measures.
This webinar also covers the ergonomic ramifications of material handling. You’ll receive a primer on musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and the nontraumatic impacts that commonly prompt them. Also discussed:
• Types of repetitive-motion injuries
• Injury prevention (focus on back injuries)
• Pre-lifting and lifting tips
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