Musculoskeletal disorders are the leading cause of time-loss injuries for construction workers. This pamphlet offers tips you can implement today to protect yourself and your workers from costly soft tissue injuries, specifically knee injuries.
Musculoskeletal disorders are the leading cause of loss-time injuries for construction workers. This pamphlet offers tips you can implement today to protect yourself and your workers from costly shoulder and neck injuries.
This informational brochure provided by Oregon OSHA illustrates examples of solutions for preventing back injuries while doing construction work.
This booklet,provided by NIOSH, is intended to aid in the prevention of common job injuries that can occur in the construction industry. The solutions in this booklet are practical ideas to help reduce the risk of repetitive stress injury in common construction tasks. While some solutions may need the involvement of the building owner or general contractor, there are also many ideas that individual workers and supervisors can adopt.
Workers who handle drywall sheets are at high risk of overexertion and fall injuries. NIOSH research has led to recommendations for preventing these injuries.
Laborer's Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) provides internet resource links on ergonomics in construction,including some in spanish. This site provides access to numerous examples of specific worksite solutions for various trades.
The purpose of this booklet is to help you select or purchase the best available ergonomically designed non-powered hand tool.
Innovative ideas to reduce soft tissue injuries in the construction industry.
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