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Tags: physical hazards

Views: 161
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September 1, 2019

Description

Musculoskeletal injuries, or MSIs, are referred to by a variety of different names. They include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), repetitive motion injuries, cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs), and others.


Views: 165
Updated

September 1, 2019

Description

Musculoskeletal injuries, or MSIs, are referred to by a variety of different names. They include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), repetitive motion injuries, cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs), and others.


Views: 559
Updated

September 1, 2019

Description

Deals with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards related to materials handling injuries and to then reduce worker exposure to those hazards.


Views: 2472
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February 1, 2017

Description

This bulletin is intended to assist employers meet the requirements of the audiometric testing component of a noise management program as required in Part 16 of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code.


Views: 131
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February 1, 2017

Description

The causes of back pain can be complex and difficult to diagnose. Surgery to relieve back pain should only be used as the last resort. This fact sheet presents seven common myths about back pain.


Views: 199
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February 1, 2017

Description

This fact sheet presents the right "correct" techniques for lifting objects and the characteristics of proper lifting.


Views: 4537
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February 1, 2017

Description

Variables such as age, health, strength and the size and shape of the object mean it’s not possible to give an exact weight. A better guide is for employers to do mandatory hazard assessments and remove or reduce risk of injury when manual lifting is needed.


Views: 161
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February 1, 2017

Description

This bulletin includes a review of the causes of back injury and four principles to follow when lifting items.


Views: 1636
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February 1, 2017

Description

The purpose of this fact sheet is to improve the understanding of why slips, trips and falls happen and to encourage the use of properly designed workspaces and work methods to reduce them.


Views: 264
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August 1, 2015

Description

Provides information about the health effects of radon exposure, where a worker can be exposed to radon at workplace, how to test for radon, and how can exposure be controlled.