Injuries that arise from manual handling in the workplace are now known as musculoskeletal disorders, or MSD. MSD disorders account for the vast majority of workplace injuries and they impact significantly on business output and morale. The programme includes an explanation of how the back works. Case studies with solutions are used to illustrate correct manual handling procedures. Correct lifting technique is explained with a detailed ‘step-by-step’ demonstration. 21 minutes.
Topics covered in this title include:
- Repetitive and Sustained Postures and Movements
- Repetitive and Sustained Forces
- Use of High Force
- Duration of Tasks
- Environmental Factors