Sprains and strains, like back injuries and torn ligaments, account for more than 50% of all reported injuries. They often require a significant amount of recovery time and work restriction. Reduce your exposure to these serious injuries by adopting a process that includes minimizing manual material handling hazards such as heavy and repetitive lifting, repetitive reaching, and carrying of material.
Avoiding Sprains and Strains
- Category: Materials Handling
- Source: Construction Association of Michigan